Gibraltar Rock Rock Climbing
Beautiful views and BIG exposure--Mike Toft climbs...
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',5],['2 Stars',4],['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 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'
The Nose 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'
Featured Route For Gibraltar Rock
Jabberwocky 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
: 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-stoppingbut totally safeairtime. Start Broken Mirror from the hanging belay...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
BETA PHOTO: Red: the Ladder (5.5) Orange: Mid-face (5.6) Yell...
BETA PHOTO: T-Crack as seen from slightly higher up Gibraltar ...
Nov 1, 2011
Can you belay a TR from the ground with a 60m rope or do you have to belay from the top?