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Puddle Arete 

Puddle Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 1,595'
Location: 36.35706, -82.40049 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: saxfiend, Brad "Stonyman" Killough, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Aaron Wright on Oct 28, 2013
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This is a monster boulder located just beside the creek. Called the puddle boulder because of the puddle that sits underneath it. It varies in wetness but I've never seen it completely dry. Just sacrifice a crash pad and set it on the puddle if you want to do the proudest line on this, the puddle arete. The landing is sketchy because of the big boulder that sits beside it so multiple pads is recommended.

Getting There 

From the warm up wall, continue up the left side of the creek and you will be at the puddle boulder shortly. Probably 30 seconds up from the warm up wall.

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Weather station 8.5 miles from here

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