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Description 

This is a large secluded boulder uphill from the Saigon boulder. The rock is a nice gray granite with some good crimps and slopers. Some of the holds are still a bit crusty but the rock is great! There are at least 3 really good problems on this rock.


Getting There 

Walk uphill 5 minutes from the Saigon Boulder.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.4 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['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',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Upside (V8).

Upside V8 7B  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Upside Boulder
Sit start at the base with a large flat edge / pinch. Make a few really fun and unique moves that takes you to a couple small sharp crimps. Now stare at the blank face and wonder what you do next?The entry moves on this problem are really good and you climb into a very powerful or technical crux section. There are a couple invisible micro crimps that can be used. There is also a 1 finger pad spike. Going out right to a gaston is probably the way for shorter folks. Taller folks can lock off hard ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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