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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Laundry Chute

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1)

Trad, 1 pitch, 25'

CA : San Diego County : ... : Main Wall

Jul 7, 2009

Midway

5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (30)

Sport, 1 pitch, 85'

CA : High Desert : ... : Boy Scout Wall

May 5, 2009

Left Flank

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (28)

Sport, 1 pitch, 85'

CA : High Desert : ... : Boy Scout Wall

May 5, 2009

Ramp

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (11)

Sport, 4 pitches, 340'

CA : San Diego County : ... : Blue Sky Wall

Oct 23, 2008

Buffalo Brothers

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (21)

Sport, 2 pitches, 180'

CA : San Diego County : ... : Blue Sky Wall

Oct 23, 2008

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Vector Crack, Culp Valley post Wilson fire, Dec 15, 2012

Vector Crack, Culp Valley post Wilson fire, Dec 15, 2012

CA : San Diego County : ... : Vector Crack (V0)

Dec 16, 2012

Culp Valley, post Wilson fire, Dec 15, 2012

Culp Valley, post Wilson fire, Dec 15, 2012

CA : San Diego County : Culp Valley

Dec 16, 2012

Looking up from the base.

Looking up from the base.

CA : San Diego County : ... : Ramp (5.5)

Oct 23, 2008

Fins129 clipping the last piece before pulling into the chimney. This is a fun 5.8 variation. Bring lots of slings to reduce rope drag, highly recommended.

Fins129 clipping the last piece before pulling into the chimney. This is a fun 5.8 variation. Bring lots of slings to reduce rope drag, highly recommended.

CA : San Diego County : ... : Bright Eyes (5.6)

Oct 23, 2008

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CA : San Diego County : Mount Woodson : Robbins Boulder : Robbins Crack (5.10a)
By: ccross When: Dec 13, 2012

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Comments: For such a classic climb, I'm surprised how inconsistent the information is. Or maybe people just repeat what they heard and sometimes get it wrong.
35ft and 20 ft were listed here, and the guidebook says 24ft.
The Mountain Project description says the crack is the same size the entire climb, yet also says the crack widens for perfect hands after 15ft up.
Then there are comments on gear from .75 to 2.
Guess it's time for me to find out for myself next outing.


Location: mschlocker : Photos I Like : Photo
By: ccross When: Dec 22, 2009

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Comments: What areas does this cover? Corte Madera, Valley of the Moon, El Cajon Mountain?
I couldn't find anything on the ACSD website.


Location: Newton : Non climbing pics : Photo
By: ccross When: Jul 22, 2009

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Comments: You don't see too many Volvos with those wheels.
84? Turbo?


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Hidden Valley Campground : The Old Woman : The Old Woman - East Face : Photo
By: ccross When: Jun 27, 2009

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Comments: I've never seen this setup. Why rap rings and mussy hooks?


Location: CA : San Diego County : El Cajon Mountain : Left Wall : Leonids (5.9)
By: ccross When: Jun 25, 2009

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Comments: You no longer clip the anchor to Meteor on P2. Someone added a bolt for Leonids a few feet left of that anchor. It took us 4 rappels with a single 60m rope to get to the ground instead of 5. From the top, we skipped the anchor at the top of the Triton Tower and rappeled to the mid anchor on Triton, then the low anchor on Triton, overhang rappel and a little left, last one to the ground.


Location: CA : High Desert : New Jack City : Box Canyon East : Hueco Wall : Ryane's Revenge (5.10a)
By: ccross When: May 5, 2009

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Comments: This is listed as 835 Ryan's Revenge on page 223 of the Southern California Sportclimbing Guide.


Location: CA : High Desert : New Jack City : Box Canyon East : Boy Scout Wall : Three Giant Steps (5.10a)
By: ccross When: May 5, 2009

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Comments: The Southern California Sport Climbing book labels this route as Make a Way (763). The route name Three Giant Steps (764) would make much more sense, I am assuming MP is correct.


Location: CA : San Diego County : Mission Gorge : Main Wall : Suzie's Wild Ride (5.8+) : Photo
By: ccross When: Jan 11, 2009

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Comments: Just curious if the belayer was anchored?


Location: CA : San Diego County : Mission Gorge : Middle Earth : Dimrill Stair (5.8)
By: ccross When: Oct 5, 2008

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Comments: The San Diego County Climbing Guide by Dave Kennedy and Chris Hubbard suggest this a 5.7, and the pdf guide by Art Messier suggests 5.8. Shares anchor with a sport route up and left 15' from top of crack.


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Rock mountain (by Fallbrook) Southern CaliforniaccrossJul 8, 2013
re: Conditions at Holcomb Valley PinnaclesSouthern CaliforniaccrossApr 4, 2013
re: Only in the Potrero could I get away with this...General ClimbingccrossMar 14, 2013
re: Old man bootySouthern CaliforniaccrossJan 20, 2013
re: Culp Valley post Wilson fire?Southern CaliforniaccrossDec 16, 2012
re: mountaineering tips/ partner?Southern CaliforniaccrossDec 15, 2012
re: mountaineering tips/ partner?Southern CaliforniaccrossDec 9, 2012
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