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Frank's Boulder  


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Elevation: 8,500'
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Submitted By: C Miller on Aug 13, 2008
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Description 

One of the standout boulders of the Trailside Area, Franks Boulder is seemingly designed for bouldering with it's long rails and incuts over mostly good landings. Problem range from V2 to V7 with Frank's Roof (V3), Short Sloper Traverse (V4), Frank's Problem (V4) and the Sloper Traverse (V6) being amongst the best.

Getting There 

Hike past the Ranger Station, the trail junction and the turn-off for the Flash Gordon Area and continue along the trail over several small hills until the trail flattens out again and the boulders come into view on the right. Cut right following a faint trail (which gets better further on) and work slightly right and uphill until the boulder comes into view.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.9 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',4],['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',4],['V4-5',2],['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 Frank's Boulder:
Frank's Roof   V3 6A     Boulder, 10'   
Frank's Problem   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   
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Brian starting out Frank's Roof (V3), Tramway

Frank's Roof V3 6A  CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Frank's Boulder
Start sitting in the back of the alcove with hands matched on a right-facing flake and rail out to the lip using creative body positioning to a juggy lip encounter and easy climbing above. A spotter is good as you near the lip to keep you off the dead snag behind the problem....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By C Miller
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Jul 28, 2009
Incorrectly called the Smiley Boulder by the 5-Star-Bouldering guidebook.