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Mushroom Boulder

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Mushroom Boulder  


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Location: 31.9217, -106.0425 View Map  Incorrect?
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  • Closure reported on climbing.com, Dec. 31st, 2007 MORE INFO >>>
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  • Description 

    Shady most of the day, the Mushroom Boulder has many classic problems from V0 to V10. It can get crowded.

    Getting There 

    From the park entrance, turn right and park at the bathroom at the end of the road. Walk past the gate until you get to a large boulder with a vertical north face and a overhanging east face. If you see another bathroom, you've gone too far.

    Climbing Season



    Weather station 8.4 miles from here

    14 Total Routes

    ['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',4],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',4],['V8-9',2],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

    The Classics

    Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mushroom Boulder:
    Local Flakes   V2 5+     Boulder   
    Left El Murray   V6 7A     Boulder   
    Center El Murray   V6 7A     Boulder   
    Mushroom Roof   V8 7B     Boulder, 15'   
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    Featured Route For Mushroom Boulder
    This guy was "hoggin" the problem on 10/...

    Mushroom Roof V8 7B  TX : Hueco Tanks : ... : Mushroom Boulder
    The standard for V8 according to Sherman and a classic as well. A couple of the slots are supposedly chipped out on this problem but I'm not 100% sure of I belive that, still classic none the less. Start on the jug at the end of the low flake that goes all the way to the bottom of the boulder, one can start lower but it just turns it into a butt dragging...Move up with either hand to start to an edge for the left or a tooth for the right. Bury the right heal toe cam to the right of where your ha...[more]   Browse More Classics in TX

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    By Aimee Rose
    From: Bend, or
    Dec 31, 2007
    This boulder is now apparently "closed". I think I'm going to cry.
    By bluelizardclimbingandyoga
    From: bluelizardclimbingandyoga.
    1 day ago
    Most of this boulder is closed due to erosion (that's what happens when you drag your pads around in the dirt) and the underlying native artifacts.

    Everything on the south face is open still, but the classics on the North and West face are closed.

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