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Scootch Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.3936, -121.9866 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Salamanizer suchoski on Aug 27, 2013
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Description 

What the Scootch Boulder lacks in height, it makes up for in length. There are several short problems and eliminates on its slightly taller (up hill) Southwest side. This long, short boulder is often overlooked and passed by for the more aesthetically appealing Mad Cow Bolder. But don't be fooled, there are some gems to be found on this little under dog.

Getting There 

Walk in through the gate past Scotts Rock and follow the main trail uphill. As you approach between the first set of boulders, look for a narrow trail leading across the drainage and up hill to a short but long boulder on your left. This is the Scootch Boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Hillcrest Boulders area.

Weather station 1.4 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['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',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Scootch Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Phil Chai on Scootchums

Scootchums V6 7A  California : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : Scootch Boulder
A specific eliminate problem, sit start on a right broken triangle pinch and really bad left hand sloper side pull. Make a desperate move to a decent crimp high up (right), and move left to a triangle pinch (just up to the left of the crimp). Move right hand to the obvious sloper (incredibly chalked up) and set yourself up for the final left throw over the lip. See page 51 of the guidebook for topo details....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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