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Lightning Boulder

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Lightning Boulder 


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Elevation: 8,600'
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Submitted By: Isaac T. on Jul 22, 2007
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Description 

A gorgeous jaw dropping formation. When I saw this I could not believe it. South facing nestled in among ancient trees, very shady. A little off the beaten path but a secluded climb due to its nature


Getting There 

From ranger station hike to the fork, bear right. As you arrive at the seasonal creek crossing look for the faint climbers trail behind the large boulder (to the west). Follow up hill for about 5 minutes keep your eyes peeled to the right, the formation is off the trail up the hill >1 minute.


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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Lightning Boulder:
Ride the Lightning   V0+ 4+ R     Boulder, 30'   
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I did not go all the way up (although I wanted to the wife would not allow it)

Ride the Lightning V0+ 4+ CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Lightning Boulder
The crux is at the midpoint where it flares out. Solid hand, finger, fist jams as you go up. This climb is just out of reach of bouldering, unless your really good/crazy, and a little to short to lead. I would top rope. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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