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HVCG Bouldering Circuit 


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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.01742, -116.16324 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The circuit in and around Hidden Valley Campground (HVCG) is a large one and has been broken up geographically into the cardinal directions to help better locate the problems.

Problems in this circuit range from V-easy to V10 with a good selection of problems in the V6 and under range. Some of the better here include The Left Nixon Crack (V0 R), Lapse of Logic (V1), The Function (V3 R), Stem Gem (V4), Bachar's Traverse (V4), Scatterbrain (V6), Caveman (V7), Orange Julius (V7) and Monkeyclaw (V10).


Getting There 

Park in the day use lot below Intersection Rock's east face, or if camping in Hidden Valley Campground (HVCG) simply walk from your campsite, to the respective area of HVCG you wish to visit.


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['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',21],['1 Star',22],['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',26],['V2-3',19],['V4-5',7],['V6-7',4],['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 HVCG Bouldering Circuit:
Knuckle Cracker   V-easy 3     Boulder, 20'   HVCG West : Intersection Rock
Pinhead   V0 4     Boulder, 12'   HVCG North : Pinhead Boulder
Old Triangle Classic   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 15'   HVCG West : Triangle Boulder
Holenoid (aka The Grundle from Down Under)   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 15'   HVCG North : Pinhead Boulder
Zippy the Pinhead   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 15'   HVCG North : Pinhead Boulder
Upsidedown Pineapple   V1 5     Boulder, 10'   HVCG South : Campsite Grotto
Pocket Change   V1 5     Boulder, 10'   Scatterbrain Area : Hensel Boulder
Dynamo Hum   V1 5     Boulder, 20'   HVCG West : Triangle Boulder
Lapse of Logic   V1 5     Boulder, 13'   Scatterbrain Area : Scatterbrain Boulder
Intersection Traverse   V1 5     Boulder, 40'   HVCG West : Intersection Rock
Slabmaster   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   Scatterbrain Area : Hensel Boulder
Stem Gem   V4 6B     Boulder, 20'   HVCG West : Stem Gem Boulder
Scatterbrain    V6 7A     Boulder, 18'   Scatterbrain Area : Scatterbrain Boulder
Caveman   V6 7A     Boulder, 30'   HVCG West : Caveman Boulder
Orange Julius   V7 7A+     Boulder, 18'   HVCG East : Orange Julius Boulder
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