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Hwy 44 Boulders  


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Elevation: 5,000'
Location: 40.53257, -121.62846 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, Rick Shull, Muscrat, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Logan Ladd on Nov 10, 2013
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small sharp Crimps on an over hanging wall! Projec...

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


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Captain Jack V5
Captain Jack V5
Start matched on a good blocky hold down and left....
Start matched on a good blocky hold down and left....
With your left hand on a pinchy side pull and righ...
With your left hand on a pinchy side pull and righ...
V5-ish
V5-ish
start low on good holds for both hands, slap to th...
start low on good holds for both hands, slap to th...
start low with left hand on a decent crimp side pu...
start low with left hand on a decent crimp side pu...
Black Pearl V6+
Black Pearl V6+
Grab a nice meaty rail as an undercling walk your ...
Grab a nice meaty rail as an undercling walk your ...
Captain Jack V5
Captain Jack V5
the cave
the cave
Double up boulder/ Two great fun lines go up this ...
Double up boulder/ Two great fun lines go up this ...

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By Rick Shull
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From: Arcata, CA & Dyer,NV
Nov 13, 2013
It's good to see that these boulders are getting some attention. We did a bunch of problems here in the late 90's and the moss grows back fast. I think there will be much more with some exploration in the woods. Also along 44, the Plum Valley boulders are located a couple miles from the overlook east of Old Station in Plum Valley. They are good quality basalt with decent landings and some nice tall problems.
By Logan Ladd
Nov 13, 2013
Excellent! thats great to hear . I recently moved to redding( this summer) and im having a hard time finding much in the way of bouldering and or boulderers. So i started "re-developing" this area as a way to at least get a circuit in and ive put up some really cool new lines. at least i believe they are new. It honestly doesnt look or seem like any body has done some of these. But let me know that way im not claiming anything:) Either way they are a lot of fun!

And plum Valley you say! I will check them out. I also have put up several problems way out off of the 17 road deep back by the forest service park service boundary. There really is a tone of rock around, but very little development and dense dense forest to rumage. Thamks for the insight!
By Lurker
Feb 15, 2014
Nice addition! I was wondering about this spot...drove by it on the way to Tahoe from Arcata. You can see the potential from the road. So much rock in northern California, so few climbers...
By Muddy Udders
Aug 4, 2014
Also see
mountainproject.com/v/5000-foo...
By Justin Johnsen
Administrator
From: Sacramento, CA
Aug 7, 2014
Thanks for writing up this area. FYI, I moved it into the Lassen National Park area, since the map shows it inside the park, and it fits well with the 5,000 foot boulders area already there.
By Nick Sullens
From: Mt Shasta
Sep 17, 2014
I was out looking for these problems today, I didnt have much luck finding them. Any chance I could get a more detailed description?
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