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Orkney Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 3,900'
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Adam Stackhouse, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 19, 2010
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BETA PHOTO: Photo/topo for the Orkney Boulder, Joshua Tree NP

Description 

This large square block has a few problems on it's various faces ranging from V-easy to V0 making it a good spot to warm-up spot or just enjoy some easy problems.

Getting There 

From the Embryo head slightly uphill and west to reach the boulder. The approach takes about 5 minutes from the car.

Climbing Season

For the Quail Springs Bouldering area.

Weather station 5.2 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',4],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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