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The Black Boulder

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The Black Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.48121, -117.12917 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Chris Asencio on Sep 20, 2011
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This is a large boulder on the south side of The Black Tower formation. The routes are only top rope, and on the south face of the boulder.

Getting There 

Climb to the start of "Whats The Point" which takes you to the north top side of the boulder. The anchors should be visible from that point, just look south and scramble to the 2 anchors.

Climbing Season

For the The Cemetery area.

Weather station 5.2 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Just above the crux

The Owl 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  California : High Desert : ... : The Black Boulder
This is a route from the So Cal Sport Climbing guide, it was rated 5.8. The crux move feels harder, I believe the guide is wrong or some hold must have fallen. Shorter route, with many ways to start from the ground. Easy climbing until you hit the main face, then pretty smooth after the crux. Shared anchors with No Scope....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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