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Flash Gordon Boulder  


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Elevation: 8,500'
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Submitted By: C Miller on Aug 10, 2008
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Description 

This is a nicely featured boulder with a prominent low roof. A number of fun problems including Buck Rogers (V2), Flash Gordon (V3) and Chadinator (V7) make use of the features from various sit starts.

Getting There 

Hike up the canyon, passing the Warm-Up Boulder on the right and continue on for another 30 meters or so until a cluster of boulders appears on the right. The first one encountered is the Flash Gordon Boulder, but not obvious at first as the problems are on the backside.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.9 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['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',4],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',1],['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 Flash Gordon Boulder:
Buck Rogers   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   
Flash Gordon   V3 6A     Boulder, 5'   
Chadinator   V7 7A+     Boulder, 8'   
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Featured Route For Flash Gordon Boulder
The long reach out to the arete.

Buck Rodgers Variation V3 6A  CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Flash Gordon Boulder
Sit start as for the original. Gain the large hold under the roof then make a long reach out to the arete on the lip of the overhang. From here move powerfully around the overhand to finish direct....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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