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Stem Gem Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: C Miller on Oct 11, 2007
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Stem Gem Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

This boulder has half a dozen or so problems ranging from V0 to V7, but the best one far and away is Stem Gem (V4), a classic which will test your flexibility with it's unique contortionist moves.

Getting There 

Head east from the Day Use parking lot and then make a left (heading in a northerly direction) following a paved road which runs through the Campground. Continue just past the Triangle Boulder and then make a left into an open area - the boulder will be on your right facing towards the School Boulder.


Climbing Season

For the HVCG Bouldering Circuit area.

Weather station 10.0 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Stem Gem Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Stem Gem Boulder:
Stem Gem   V4 6B     Boulder, 20'   
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Stem Gem V4 6B  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Stem Gem Boulder
Located in a small group of campsites on the Southern end of the Blob formation. Please ask permission for bouldering in occupied campsites.Stem Gem is the Quintessencial JTree boulder problem, embodying the essence of Joshua Tree climbing: Highly technical and often times perplexing movement across extremely friction dependant, featurless granite. Indeed, this problem has nary a hold on it, the only thing making it climbable is its coarse friction and the undulating nature of the stone.Getting ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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