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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, Justin Johnsen, Salamanizer suchoski, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Chad N 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



    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]


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    Rock Climbing Photo: Ray's Boulder

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    Ray's boulder problem on Ray's boulder. Not sure who Ray is but this problem has always been one of my favorites in the area. Apparently Ray was a climber and tall in stature like myself. Nice Sierra Granite sloper holds on the arete and top out. This problem may be more difficult for shorter climbers as the moves to the top can be reachy....[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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