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
Eight Second Ride 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CA
: San Bernardino Mountains
: ... : Coyote Crag
Boulder up to a high first bolt and then make a tricky series of moves (crux) along the rounded arete to gain the 2nd bolt, after which it's mostly jugs to the top. Enjoyable climbing that ends all too quickly - the fun may last for more than eight seconds, but not much more. This seldom done route rarely sees any traffic, but would be an ideal warm-up, or route to do while waiting for the more popular lines on Coyote Crag to free up. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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BETA PHOTO: Coyote Crag Middle Routes
The view you see once you send your route on Coyot...
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BETA PHOTO: Coyote Crag Right Routes