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Slickrock Bouldering Area

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Slickrock Bouldering Area  


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Elevation: 1,000'
Location: 36.41222, -118.938 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Chad Namolik on Mar 5, 2010
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BETA PHOTO: Nice traverse or top out stashed in the trees.

  • cannot climb here in early summer. the boulders are covered by the lake. MORE INFO >>>
  • Always check road conditions and peregrine closures MORE INFO >>>

  • Description 

    Sunny bouldering are near Lake Kaweah. Can be crowded with fishermen and swimmers.

    Getting There 

    Driving on hwy#198 past Lake Kaweah after going through Visalia and just before the town of Three Rivers, CA is the turnout for Slickrock Recreation area. About 100 problems near the parking lot and across the river. The boulders will be covered by the lake March - June.

    Climbing Season



    Weather station 2.8 miles from here

    12 Total Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',3],['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',2],['V2-3',6],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


    Featured Route For Slickrock Bouldering Area
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    Photos of Slickrock Bouldering Area Slideshow Add Photo
    bouldering along the banks of the river about a mi...
    bouldering along the banks of the river about a mi...
    arete at Slickrock rec. area
    arete at Slickrock rec. area
    Traverse wall
    Traverse wall
    Cool bulge on this "LP3 boulder" 1/3 of ...
    BETA PHOTO: Cool bulge on this "LP3 boulder" 1/3 of ...

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    By Brian Borowicz
    From: Visalia, CA
    May 25, 2015
    CONDITION REPORT 
    Went recently and looks like no one has been for a while...The problems in this area will get better if more people climb. Please climb these rocks! Water level is low this year and most problems are still accessible, and probably will be for majority of summer.
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