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Manx Boulders

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Boxer Problem, The 
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Manx Boulders  

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Submitted By: C Miller on Oct 11, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: manx boulders. west face, right side


The Manx Boulders are two oblong boulders separated by a narrow chimney/gap with close to 20 problems ranging from V-easy to V4 on their west and east faces.

Due to it's proximity to Hidden Valley Campground, and the fact that the bulk of the problems here are rated V2 and under, this is a popular spot to boulder - so don't be surprised if you're not alone here.

Some of the better problems here include The Boxer Problem (V2), Out of Touch (V2), Undertow (V3) and Off Camber (V4).

Getting There 

From Hidden Valley Campgound follow a trail along the south end of Cyclops Rock and then continue along to the backside where you'll find these mostly west-facing blocks. The approach from Hidden Valley takes 5-10 minutes.

Climbing Season

Weather station 10.0 miles from here

18 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Manx Boulders:
Thingamajig   V0- 4-     Boulder, 16'   
Fishbait   V1 5     Boulder, 12'   
Thingamajump   V1 5     Boulder, 15'   
Xylophone   V2 5+     Boulder, 14'   
The Boxer Problem   V2 5+     Boulder, 13'   
Meat Substitute   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   
Out of Touch   V2+ 5+     Boulder, 15'   
Undertow   V3 6A     Boulder, 16'   
Off Camber   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   
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Manx Boulders panorama. Photo by Blitzo.
Manx Boulders panorama. Photo by Blitzo.
manx boulders.  east side.  right face.
BETA PHOTO: manx boulders. east side. right face.
Manx Boulders in afternoon light. Photo by Blitzo.
Manx Boulders in afternoon light. Photo by Blitzo.
Manx Boulders. Photo by Blitzo.
Manx Boulders. Photo by Blitzo.
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