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Gibraltar Rock

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L to R R to L Alpha
Any Minute Now T 
Broken Mirror S 
Crank Start S 
Inner Tube Toes TR 
Jabberwocky  S 
Klingon T 
Ladder, The T 
Mid-Face T 
Nose, The T,TR 
Sea of Holes T,TR 
Self Reflection T,S 
Shard, The S 
T-Crack T,TR 
Variation of the Mid-face T,TR 

Gibraltar Rock Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 3,000'
Location: 34.4771, -119.6802 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This is the main chunk of rock you see on the left (on the downhill side) as you drive up Gibraltar road. On the south-east side are a few easy routes which are frequently toproped, and on south and south-west sides there are a good handful of quality routes ranging from 5.8-5.12+.

Getting There 

On the west side are trails to the bottom and top of the rock.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.9 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Gibraltar Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Gibraltar Rock:
The Ladder   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 95'   
Mid-Face   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R     Trad, 1 pitch, 95'   
Variation of the Mid-face   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 90'   
Any Minute Now   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Klingon   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
T-Crack   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   
The Nose   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'   
Self Reflection   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 150'   
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Featured Route For Gibraltar Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Slay it!

Jabberwocky 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a CA : Central Coast : ... : Gibraltar Rock
"Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun The frumious Bandersnatch!"(from "The Jabberwocky", by Lewis Carroll)Indeed. This fine addition to Gibraltar climbs a variant passage to Broken Mirror, but still feels like an independent line. The crux possesses thrilling deadpoints, barely-positive open-hand crimps, cryptic footwork, and, should you fall, gut-stoppingĀ—but totally safeĀ—airtime. Start Broken Mirror from the hanging belay...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Gibraltar Rock Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Red: the Ladder (5.5) Orange: Mid-face (5.6)  Yell...
BETA PHOTO: Red: the Ladder (5.5) Orange: Mid-face (5.6) Yell...
Rock Climbing Photo: T-Crack as seen from slightly higher up Gibraltar ...
BETA PHOTO: T-Crack as seen from slightly higher up Gibraltar ...

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By MarcGreenb
Nov 1, 2011
Can you belay a TR from the ground with a 60m rope or do you have to belay from the top?

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