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',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 5.10c 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
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
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?