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Sloperfest 

Sloper Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,200'
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Adam Stackhouse, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Oct 20, 2007
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Description 

This small, grainy boulder sits just southeast of the Stem Gem Boulder and has a series of shallow scoops on it's bulging west face. A solitary problem, the aptly named and skin intensive Sloperfest (V1), climbs the aforementioned scoops.

Getting There 

Located between the Stem Gem Boulder and the paved Campground loop road.

Climbing Season

For the HVCG Bouldering Circuit area.

Weather station 10.0 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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


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