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Tall Boy Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 1,200'
Location: 38.91892, -121.00835 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: sulli on Mar 8, 2014
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The Tall boy boulder has four established lines an...

Closes at dusk, and most parking areas are self-paid MORE INFO >>>

Tall Boy Boulder 

The Tall boy boulder sits on the path above Shogun and is basically a warm up for the harder problems down towards the river. But despite its moderate grades, this boulder is a must-do as the routes are tall, engaging and just harrowing enough to wake up the mind and get the blood flowing...

Despite a fair bit of scrubbing to get these lines in shape, we do not claim any first ascents. If anyone out there was the first to do these, please drop a note and we'll add your name and info to the record.

This area is dense with Poison Oak, tread with care or face the wrath!

Getting There 

Walking down the path towards Shogun, instead of veering left towards the river, walk another 20 feet and this big pyramid shaped boulder becomes visible up and right off the main path.

Climbing Season

For the Auburn SRA area.

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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


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