Coyote Crag Rock Climbing
Kelly Jensen starting up Coyotes at Sunset on a be...
Coyote Crag, one of the most popular crags in the area, is located at the southern edge of the Central Pinnacles and its sunny, well-featured southeast face is home to many classic moderates routes of the area.
Almost all of the climbs here have excellent rock and tend to be vertical with plentiful holds and a brief crux. Recommended routes here include Bye Crackie
(5.7), Coyotes at Sunset
(5.8), Black Magic Poodle
(5.9) and Golden Poodle
During the summer the climbs here go into the shade by mid-to-late afternoon, something to consider when the weather is hot.
Routes from L - R
From the northern parking area hike south down the 4 wheel drive road and then cut east past the southern end of the Ampitheatre, where the crag will come into view. This approach takes about 5-10 minutes.
From the southern parking area hike north following the trail from Parking Lot Rock, passing the east face of Lost Orbit Rock, until the crag will come into view. This approach takes about 10-15 minutes.
Weather station 4.5 miles from here
13 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Coyote Crag
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Coyote Crag:
High Noon 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Featured Route For Coyote Crag
Golden Poodle 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a CA
: San Bernardino Mountains
: ... : Coyote Crag
Climb broken but easy rock to a bolt about 20' up (optional gear to 2.5" available), clip it, and then get stood up to confront the crux just past the second bolt - thin edges along a vertical seam. Once past the crux the holds get progressively larger and more incut as the bolts get spaced further apart. After clipping the last bolt head straight up to chain anchors atop the highest portion of the wall.Well protected, with engaging moves on suberb rock which make this an often done climb on thi...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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