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Molino Basin Boulders

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A Ghost Is Born 
A Ghost is Born SDS 
Action Arete 
Battle Tackle 
Box Wine 
Chateau Chardonnay 
Cyclops 
Fat Lip 
Future Foe Scenario 
Hammer of Hate 
Headless Horseman 
Imp, The 
Invisibility, On 
Larry the Log-Lying Lizard 
Left handed sorcery 
Like a Kitten in Mittens  
Little Fish 
Marble Slab, The 
Merlin's Merlot 
Moonboard , The 
Moonboard Low, The 
No Man's Land 
Prestige, The 
Sleepy Hollow Project  
Slip, The 
Swamp Thing 
Two Serpents on a Honeymoon 
Witches and Warlocks 
Wu Tang Sword 

Molino Basin Boulders  


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Submitted By: Joe Kreidel on Oct 10, 2009
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Description 

This is a nice low elevation bouldering area in a beautiful little canyon. There are a handful of really nice boulders to be climbed on, with some great moderate problems and some really good harder ones. The rock is a bit water polished, but has really nice features and is mostly super solid. The landings of some of the climbs are occasionally under standing water.

Getting There 

These boulders are directly below It Cliff. Park at the Molino Basin parking area, a mile or so before the Fee Station. Follow the trail south for a bit, scramble down into the creekbed and head downstream.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.6 miles from here

29 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',6],['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',18],['V4-5',6],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',2],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',2],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Molino Basin Boulders:
Battle Tackle   V4 6B     Boulder   
The Moonboard    V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   
Hammer of Hate   V8 7B     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Molino Basin Boulders
Hammer of Hate

Hammer of Hate V8 7B  AZ : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : ... : Molino Basin Boulders
good variety of movement. SDS. technical moves + power. start left hand on a jug sidepull and a bad right hand slopey crimp and make two powerful beginning moves into easier ones before a hard and technical top out. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

Photos of Molino Basin Boulders Slideshow Add Photo
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molino
Fun slabs in the creekbed.
Fun slabs in the creekbed.
Molino Basin, looking upstream. Boxcar Boulder on ...
Molino Basin, looking upstream. Boxcar Boulder on ...
These cool little frogs like to hang out on all th...
These cool little frogs like to hang out on all th...
Molino
Molino
Lowball roof project aka Wu Tang Sword
Lowball roof project aka Wu Tang Sword
Hammer Area
Hammer Area
Hammer of Hate, a fantastic hard problem with a va...
Hammer of Hate, a fantastic hard problem with a va...
Topo for the central cluster of boulders in Molino...
BETA PHOTO: Topo for the central cluster of boulders in Molino...

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By Joe Kreidel
From: Tucson, AZ
Nov 24, 2009
This is a nice little bouldering area, whether you are looking for some fun, easy problems or some mutant-hard projects. The setting is hard to beat, as well.

I know people have been climbing here for a while, but with a paucity of information regarding climbs in this area, we have been adding problems with names we have given them. If you have climbed these problems before and had a name for them, let me know and we'll revert to the original name.