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BETA PHOTO: View of the west face of Chlorissa


Perhaps the most beloved boulder in all of San Luis Obispo. Since the area is limited in outdoor bouldering possibilities, she's a well developed little guy with a slabby topout and easy walk off. Don't be surprised if you see little kids and dogs waiting to greet you on the top. Gentler than her brother Pete, you'll find a lot of people working her subtle nuances. If this were the Happies, she'd only have two or three problems, but since it's SLO, there may be well over 20.

Getting There 

From the main trail up Bishop peak, you'll look up and see two obvious boulders, Chlorissa's the one on the right. You can't find it? This website isn't going to help you.

Climbing Season

For the * Bishop Peak Bouldering area.

Weather station 1.6 miles from here

6 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Chlorissa:
The Corner Route   V0- 4-     Boulder, 10'   
Mushy   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   
Mushy SDS   V5 6C     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Chlorissa
This is the North Face of Chlorissa.  8 is The Bul...

The Bulge, aka 5.10+ V0+ 4+  CA : Central Coast : ... : Chlorissa
Located at the corner of Chlorissa facing down hill. As you face the boulder it is on the right side corner. In the picture it is also on the right side. Start below the bulge. The Crux is getting over the bulge. Use the pockets just over the top and slightly to the left. Try to remember where your feet go and bring 'em up. Slabby top out. Walk down the backside....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Chlorissa Slideshow Add Photo
This is the East face of Chlorissa. 4 is The Corne...
BETA PHOTO: This is the East face of Chlorissa. 4 is The Corne...
View of the north face of Chlorissa
BETA PHOTO: View of the north face of Chlorissa
Saul Jaspan on the low traverse
BETA PHOTO: Saul Jaspan on the low traverse
View of the east face of Chlorissa
BETA PHOTO: View of the east face of Chlorissa
The 5.11a traverse across the top of the west face
BETA PHOTO: The 5.11a traverse across the top of the west face

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By M.Morley
From: Sacramento, CA
Dec 22, 2009
One of the single most accessible, high quality boulders along the Central Coast!
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