Marsupials Area

More than a hundred boulders are scattered across the Marsupials Area on BLM land east of the park. We’ve listed some of the best.

(All the picks below are rated 3 star in Alan Watts’ Guidebook, with * noting a 4 star)

Take the Wolf Tree Trail to where it meets the Burma Road Trail and goes to the right, skirting the uphill bank of the canal.

Delirium Boulders:
Adit Boulder– approaching the Burma Road, 100 feet above the trail, its the main boulder and slab at base of Staender Ridge
Adit Slab V0- 5.7
Adit Up V4

Ocean Boulder– leaving the Burma Road, take the trail that heads south, skirting the hillside above the canal–directly ahead as you turn the corner away from the canal is a rounded blob with two juniper trees close to the base
Barnacle Bill V5

Jones Boulder– continuing on the trail past Adams Pillar is the unmistakable and most visited boulder in the area–on hillside above are a many big stone chunks from large to small
Jonesing V0+
Alley Cat
Jonestown V7 R

Classic Rock– a squarish boulder directly above the Jones Boulder
The Wall V8

Classic Column– perfectly cleaved column above the Classic Rock
*Classic Column V1

Prow Rock– 50 feet through a gap between two boulders past Big Fella
South Corner Overhang V3

Gem Boulder– distinct reddish pocketed, triangular boulder
Emerald Edge V3
Emerald Face V3
Gem Traverse V3

Delirium Block– go along the trail past Butt Cheek block, and just keep going past a massive rock not worth bouldering to Delirium Block, cut in two by a chimney
Yellow Brick Road V0- 5.7 R


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