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Description 

The Stonehenge Boulders is a collection of sizeable blocks scattered across the desert floor equidistant from Cap Rock and Ryan Campground and a short distance to the south from the roadside Fry Boulders.

An extensive circuit of 50+ problems up to V7 is found here with most being in the V2 and under range making this a great place for some easier bouldering. Notable problems here include the aptly named Picture Perfect (V1), the tall slab of Foot Fetish (V1+) and the crimpy Picture Perfect (sit) (V5).

Getting There 

The Stonehenge Boulders are best reached by following the loop "nature trail" which starts from the Cap Rock parking area and then breaking off to the southwest from the Pumping Monzonite Boulder along a well-worn trail. The approach takes about 10 minutes from the parking area.

Another option is to approach from the west side of Ryan Campground near Flight Attendant Rock, which takes about 10 minutes as well.

Climbing Season



Weather station 11.6 miles from here

30 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',15],['Bomb',1]
['<=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',18],['V2-3',9],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Stonehenge Boulders:
Picture Perfect   V1 5     Boulder, 15'   Picture Perfect Boulder
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Featured Route For Stonehenge Boulders
Split Grain (V0-) at the Stonehenge Boulders, JTNP...

Split Grain V0- 4-  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Hoi Polloi Boulder
Start aboout 8' right of Multi Grain (V0) on a jug and make a long reach/toss up and left to a large edge. Swing left, match and mantle and finish up easy slab to the topout. * Not listed in the Joshua Tree bouldering guide, but it's an obvious problem to be done on the boulder and perhaps worth inclusion to a circuit of the area....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Getting schooled on a V0 slab at the Stonehenge bo...
Getting schooled on a V0 slab at the Stonehenge bo...
Stonehenge from Maverick Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
Stonehenge from Maverick Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
The eastern portion of the Stonehenge Boulders, Jo...
BETA PHOTO: The eastern portion of the Stonehenge Boulders, Jo...
A view of the Stonehenge Boulders from the vicinit...
BETA PHOTO: A view of the Stonehenge Boulders from the vicinit...
Mike starting out on Maverick, V0
Mike starting out on Maverick, V0
Nice shot of the 7-Grain boulder
Nice shot of the 7-Grain boulder
Bouldering at the Stonehenge Boulders.
Bouldering at the Stonehenge Boulders.
Mushroom Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
Mushroom Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
Mushroom Boulder
Mushroom Boulder
Stonehenge. Photo by Blitzo.
Stonehenge. Photo by Blitzo.

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