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Slickrock Bouldering Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 1,000'
Location: 36.41222, -118.938 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Chad Namolik on Mar 5, 2010
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BETA PHOTO: Cool bulge on this "LP3 boulder" 1/3 of ...

  • cannot climb here in early summer. the boulders are covered by the lake. MORE INFO >>>
  • Always check road conditions and peregrine closures MORE INFO >>>

  • Description 

    Sunny bouldering are near Lake Kaweah. Can be crowded with fishermen and swimmers.

    Getting There 

    Driving on hwy#198 past Lake Kaweah after going through Visalia and just before the town of Three Rivers, CA is the turnout for Slickrock Recreation area. About 100 problems near the parking lot and across the river. The boulders will be covered by the lake March - June.

    Climbing Season

    For the Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP area.

    Weather station 2.8 miles from here

    12 Total Climbing Routes

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


    Featured Route For Slickrock Bouldering Area
    Rock Climbing Photo: V-Hard

    Rick Flare Project V7+ 7A+  California : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : ... : Corridor Boulders
    Woooo! This thing is a BEAST. Start as deep in the cave as possible, and just start shuffling along.Awkward toe-heel camming arm stretching shoulder popping hand/finger locking desperation. Top out to the left of the cave.Required a good deck brushing to remove the dust and grime upon my last visit, but with a little commitment this thing could totally go. I've gotten close, but I can't quite connect the moves. It feels like it's at LEAST a V7, but feels similar to V9-V10's I've been on.Will so...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

    Photos of Slickrock Bouldering Area Slideshow Add Photo
    Rock Climbing Photo: Nice traverse or top out stashed in the trees.
    BETA PHOTO: Nice traverse or top out stashed in the trees.
    Rock Climbing Photo: bouldering along the banks of the river about a mi...
    bouldering along the banks of the river about a mi...
    Rock Climbing Photo: Traverse wall
    Traverse wall
    Rock Climbing Photo: arete at Slickrock rec. area
    arete at Slickrock rec. area

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