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Boney Bluff Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 2,900'
Location: 34.11046, -118.95737 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Benjamin Chapman on Feb 26, 2010
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Description 

This great sport climbing area is characterized by powerful pocket climbing on severely overhanging rock. The climbs are very fingery and bouldery and well bolted on volcanic Brecchia, very similar to Malibu Creek, with pockets of all shapes, sizes, and depths. The routes are short, between 30 and 50 feet long, steep, and relatively sustained. There are a staggering number of link-ups possible. Boney Bluff is one of the best "training" crags in Southern California.

Getting There 

From the Ventura Freeway (101) take Westlake Blvd for 7.2 miles until it's possible to turn right onto Mulholland Drive. After 0.4 miles turn right on Little Sycamore Canyon. Go 4.7 miles and park at the Backbone Trail/Sandstone Peak parking. Hike up the fire road to the Sandstone Peak summit. From here, follow the single-track trail straight ahead which is slightly faster then the fire road. Take a trail heading off left and parallel the creek for about 5 minutes until you pass a right-hand fork and an entrance sign for Point Mugu State Park. Shortly after the sign, you encounter another climber's trail leading up to the cliff.

Climbing Season

For the Santa Monica Mountains area.

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',3],['5.12',2],['5.13',7],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Boney Bluff

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Boney Bluff:
Joyride   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 35'   
Piledriver   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
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Featured Route For Boney Bluff
Rock Climbing Photo: 4 Bolts to two shuts.

Piledriver 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Boney Bluff
A tough start on small pockets to smaller pockets below the first bolt leads to excellent moves on positive holds trending up and right to to the shuts....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By en.r
From: Long Beach, Ca
Apr 23, 2013
This place is awesome. Can't wait to head back in there.

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