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Children's Forest 


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Elevation: 7,200'
Location: 34.2088, -117.0481 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Jun 2, 2007
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Sunset from the Seuss Wall, Keller Peak

Description 

Children's Forest has a number of small cliffs that offer short bolted sport climbs. The rock is similar to the other cliffs on Keller Peak - coarse and grainy.

The cliffs face all directions so it is possible to find sun and shade fairly easily.

When places like Hungover Wall are busy, these crags can offer a quiet alternative.


Getting There 

Drive the Keller Peak road for approximately 4 miles, make a left at the intersection and park in the Children's Forest Car Park.

Walk west along a paved road, passed a gate into the Shady Cove campground. Follow this road down to the campsite. Exit the campsite on a trail in the NW corner. Follow the trail North then west until you cross under a power line. Preschool Rock is directly in front of you.


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Children's Forest:
Solo Crack   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 20'   Solo Rock
Horton Hears A Who   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Seuss Wall
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Featured Route For Children's Forest
I added Wu's Deuce and moved Jerry's Kids to where I'm pretty sure it actually is in this photo from Euan Cameron

Wu's Deuce 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c  CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Solo Rock
Four feet to the right of Jerry's Kids is this off-width crack. Climb this to its end beneath a roof, traverse hands along the horizontal to the left, then up to the anchors for Jerry's Kids. The crux is probably the traverse or gaining the ledge after the traverse. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Isaac mid-crux on Children Should Not Use Power Tools (5.10a), Keller Peak
Isaac mid-crux on Children Should Not Use Power To...
Weathered snag in the Children's Forest, Keller Peak
Weathered snag in the Children's Forest, Keller Pe...
View of Preschool Rock from close to the Campground
BETA PHOTO: View of Preschool Rock from close to the Campgroun...
Preschool Rock from the approach path.   Note the powerlines.
BETA PHOTO: Preschool Rock from the approach path. Note the ...
Mid-crux on Dick (5.11b), Keller Peak
Mid-crux on Dick (5.11b), Keller Peak
Hiking back to the Children's Forest parking area, Keller Peak
Hiking back to the Children's Forest parking area,...
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