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Ant Boulder

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Piss Ant 
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Ant Boulder  


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Submitted By: M.Morley on May 18, 2010
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BETA PHOTO: The Ant Boulder, Army Ant ascends just left of cen...

Description 

A 17'-tall boulder with several easier problems.

Getting There 

In the middle of the Yard right where the trail takes you.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.7 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['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',4],['V2-3',4],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Ant Boulder:
Army Ant   V0- 4-     Boulder, 17'   
Piss Ant   V0 4     Boulder, 17'   
Aunt Bea   V1 5     Boulder, 15'   
Jason's Favorite   V1 5     Boulder, 15'   
Ant Arete   V1+ 5     Boulder, 14'   
The Ant Traverse   V5 6C     Boulder, 30'   
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Featured Route For Ant Boulder
The Ant Traverse, V4-5. Back side of Ant Boulder...Jason's Favorite is the chalked crack splitting the center of the boulder. Traverse starts at the base of the crack and moves left along good positive edges with cruxy feet.

The Ant Traverse V5 6C  CA : Central Coast : ... : Ant Boulder
Start in the crack/seam of Jason's Favorite and traverse left, topping out on Aunt Bea (V4-5) or Flying Ant (> V5). Many possible variations. I've only done it by traversing into the two obvious starting holes of Aunt Bea and going up from there. This seems like the most natural finish with the boulder's current conditions. The traverse past the two holes gets quite thin very quickly. I suspect that continuing the traverse to finish on Flying A...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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