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Volcano Boulder Area Rock Climbing 

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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Feb 13, 2009
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BETA PHOTO: Special K Crack (V5), Joshua Tree NP


This area covers boulders along the southern side of the Volcano Formation and near the landmark Volcano Boulder (see photo).

Some of the better problems here include Ladies Helper (V0), Knuckleball (V2), Hop Juice (V3), Melon Arete (V4) and Special K Crack (V5).

Getting There 

Drive 4.2 down the Geology Tour Road and park at a wide spot on either side of road near marker #6. Cross the road and head east along the south side of the huge rubble pile following a faint trail. Some of the problems are encountered close to the road and others further to the east - look for the landmark Volcano Boulder midway up the rubble pile.

Climbing Season

For the Geology Tour Road Bouldering area.

Weather station 13.1 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Melon Arete (V4), Joshua Tree NP

Melon Arete V4 6B  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Ladies Helper Boulder
Delicate lieback moves with subtle weight shifts and technical footwork characterize this fun arete that's just high enough to be mildly exciting. The rock is a little on the rough side but the movement is what makes this so good. Descend via an easy slab on the backside of the boulder. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Near the top of Ladies Helper (V0), Joshua Tree.
Near the top of Ladies Helper (V0), Joshua Tree.
Rock Climbing Photo: The landmark Volcano Boulder, Joshua Tree NP
BETA PHOTO: The landmark Volcano Boulder, Joshua Tree NP

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