If you are looking for one great bouldering problem and a bunch of iffy ones on a rock 100 feet from the road, this is the rock for you.
Like all the rock in Salt Point and Fisk Mill Cove the boulders are sandstone, nice rock if a little over-grown in places due to the humid climate of the area.
This is part of Shroomland, which is the developing bouldering area at Salt Point State Park. This and other rocks of shroomland are uphill from the road and sitting gently in the shade of the hillside just waiting to be brushed and developed.
22 miles north of Jenner on highway 1. There is a pullout at mile marker 42. The Shroom Boulder is about 100 feet Southeast of where you park, you should see it from the road. The path to get to the rock is a bit over grown, but is getting more use.
i had to reply to this one more time because i was just going to contribute a few more climbs and photos but i just couldnt believe the descriptions for the areas.Waterfall Boulders - not "waterfall cliff". there are way more problems there then the highball cliff. actually there are at least 25 other problems from V0 - V7!
and Shroomland has another boulder thats just as good as The Shroom Boulder with Vise Grip on it - the Hourglass Boulder (V1 - V5) and its not hard to find - 2 min. hike from Hwy. 1! or 5 min. north of Vise Grip.
-the reason why i even bothered trying to fix this is because my buddies were out there today and found more new problems. so when you say there is "only one good problem and a bunch of ify ones" you and avery are so wrong-(and why not mention my guide?)
tell avery - ya'll need to have faith and show some respect yo!
and o yeh p.s. -there is no schist in salt point.
By Aron Quiter Administrator From: Oakland, CA Feb 9, 2005
Good catch on the schist drunkenmaster... I hadn't noticed that. It's changed now.
As for me, I can't lay claim to any of Avery's statements, since I haven't bouldered in the Waterfall or Shroom boulders.
I've also changed the name of the waterfall boulders, as it was indeed called waterfall boulders cliff.
If you notice, though, your book is linked from the beginning page of the Salt point Area. That's the way that the site is laid out... books are linked from the main page of the area, and not generally from the "inner" sections of the area (i.e. rocks, problems, routes, etc.)