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Oak Creek Canyon Bouldering

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Oak Creek Canyon Bouldering Rock Climbing 


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RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

There are a number of good boulders that can be reached from the Oak Creek trailhead. Some are found within the canyon itself, and there are some fantastic problems along the East-facing hillside between Oak Creek Canyon and Juniper Canyon.

Getting There 

Park at the Oak Creek trailhead and take the main trail towards the canyon. After exactly 1 mile there is a trail intersection that heads off towards the right; take this turn for the problems outside of the canyon, or keep heading up into the canyon for the problems there.

For the boulders along the hillside: after breaking off from the main Oak Creek trail, continue heading North for 1/4 of a mile or so until a trail branches off to the left, leading straight to the large Bloodline boulder. From here, faint trails can be found to access the rest of the boulders.

Climbing Season

For the Oak Creek Canyon area.

Weather station 2.1 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Oak Creek Canyon Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Oak Creek Canyon Bouldering:
Pork Chop Sandwich   V2 5+     Boulder, 12'   Pork Chops Boulder
Blood Trails   V5 6C     Boulder, Grade V   Bloodline Boulder
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Featured Route For Oak Creek Canyon Bouldering
Rock Climbing Photo: Blood Trails V5(***) Seen Here: Andrew Rosenzweig ...

Blood Trails V5 6C  Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Bloodline Boulder
Starting with the two crimps, climb the arete to the top. This boulder gets beat by the sun all day so it's recommended to hit it early morning while the rock is still cool. Climbing this thing on a hot day can feel impossible. Wait for the good temps....[more]   Browse More Classics in Nevada

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