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By Aron Quiter
From: Oakland, CA
Oct 11, 2007
Rented a house in Christmas Valley last winter and got to spend some time wandering around, but not doing much climbing.
There's a boulder on Blitzen, which is the road that is one block west of highway 89 about 1/4 mile south of 50, which (I think) is called The Blitzen Boulder. I was told of 100+ problems, but I only think there are about 15 on a 12' boulder. Maybe the boulder, which is located in between 3 houses between colusa and shakori (and probably on private property), isn't the blitzen Boulder.
I'd ask one of the neighbors before climbing to respect their privacy, and probably one of the two that doesn't have the huge growling rottweiler fenced up in their yard.
There's also additional bolted and TRAD climbing in the cliffs directly east of 89 if you head straight up hill from 89 and Elf ave. It's a 15 minute steep walk to the first bolts, and there are many other cliffs up above the first band.
By Christine Page
From: San Francisco
Sep 7, 2011
|Here are the actual gps coordinates for the pull-out for Luther Rock: 38.804400, -120.009850|
May 4, 2013
|The Sports LTD no longer exists at the south y center. there still is one at the crescent V Shopping center downtown. it's not as climbing centric but you can still get good info there.|