Gibraltar Rock Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: T-Crack as seen from slightly higher up Gibraltar ...
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+.
On the west side are trails to the bottom and top of the rock.
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]
Classic Climbing Routes in Gibraltar Rock
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Gibraltar Rock:
Mid-Face 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
R Trad, 1 pitch, 95'
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'
Featured Route For Gibraltar Rock
The Shard 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
: Central Coast
: ... : Gibraltar Rock
This is the newest addition to the strenuous, brilliantly fun, and run-out sport climbs on Gibraltar. Like its neighbors, Broken Mirror and The Jabberwocky, The Shard climbs the beautiful swooping features of Gibraltar's left-hand face, beginning from an incredibly exposed stance belay (my favorite anywhere), and then following a slabby dihedral that will make you want to vomitunless, of course, you figure out the beta. After the dihedral crux, perform a powerful "slab-dyno" about six feet lef...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
Latest Regional Forum Messages
Beautiful views and BIG exposure--Mike Toft climbs...
BETA PHOTO: Red: the Ladder (5.5) Orange: Mid-face (5.6) Yell...
Nov 1, 2011
Can you belay a TR from the ground with a 60m rope or do you have to belay from the top?