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20 Point Boulder 
Butt Plug, The 
Dog Pile, The 
Easy Boulder 
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Snow Cone Boulder 
Suzie's Boulder 

Dog Pile Area Rock Climbing 


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BETA PHOTO: Dog Pile Area

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The Area 

This area encompasses the large collection of boulders surrounding the Dog Pile Boulder, high on the western hillside.

Getting There 

This is the major formation on the northwest side of the valley that separates the Santee Boulders, highlighted by the Dog Pile Boulder itself

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.8 miles from here

30 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',5],['5.11',5],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',7],['V2-3',8],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',2],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Dog Pile Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dog Pile Area:
Dog Pile Traverse   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 30'   The Dog Pile
Suzie's Mantle   V1- 5-     Boulder, 15'   Suzie's Boulder
East Face of Butt Plug   V2- 5+     Boulder, 15'   The Butt Plug
The 5.8 Face   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 20'   The Dog Pile
5.9 Face   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad   The Dog Pile
Big Nuthin   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     TR, 17'   The Dog Pile
Traverse - right   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     TR, 8'   20 Point Boulder
The Ramp   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b V2 5+     TR, Boulder, 12'   20 Point Boulder
Twenty Point Problem   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     TR, 12'   20 Point Boulder
Traverse - left   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     TR, 15'   20 Point Boulder
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Featured Route For Dog Pile Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Beta pic.

Twenty Point Problem 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  CA : San Diego County : ... : 20 Point Boulder
From the start of The Ramp, continue straight up the overhanging face. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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