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Crossfire Crag

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Bad Seed S 
Change of Scene S 
Crossfire S 
Double Kneebar Ranch S 
Evil Offspring S 
Improbable S 
Jug Haul S 
Last Coyote, The S 
Possibility, The S 
Scene Is Not For Sale, The S 
Short and Sassy S 
Split The Scene S 

Crossfire Crag  


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Location: 34.66552, -116.97894 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This tall, east-facing wall is one of the better crags at NJC and offers several long, sustained moderates as well as some shorter, more difficult ones - all within view of your vehicle. Morning sun and afternoon shade.

The Scene Is Not For Sale (5.10d), Crossfire (5.12a), Double Kneebar Ranch (5.12b/c) and Bad Seed (5.13a/b) are some of the classics to be found here.


Getting There 

Continue along the approach road past Roadside Crag (on your left) and the Boyscout Wall (on your right) to the road's end at a fenced parking area. Crossfire Crag will be to the west and slightly north and is identified as the large east-facing crag facing the parking area.

Approach the crag via a good trail which heads up the hillside from the vicinity of the parking area. Plan on 3-5 minutes for the approach.

Climbing Season



Weather station 16.3 miles from here

12 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',3],['5.12',5],['5.13',1],['>=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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Crossfire Crag:
Change of Scene   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 90'   
The Scene Is Not For Sale   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Improbable   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 55'   
Crossfire   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Double Kneebar Ranch   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Crossfire Crag. Photo by Blitzo.
Crossfire Crag. Photo by Blitzo.
South face routes on Crossfire Crag.
BETA PHOTO: South face routes on Crossfire Crag.
Crossfire crag seen from the parking lot
BETA PHOTO: Crossfire crag seen from the parking lot
Will warming up on Jughaul 5.9
Will warming up on Jughaul 5.9
Crossfire Crag
BETA PHOTO: Crossfire Crag
Crossfire Crag. May 2010
Crossfire Crag. May 2010
Looks easier then it is!!
Looks easier then it is!!
Looking down at the business.
Looking down at the business.

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