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.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Gibraltar Rock:
Mid-Face 5.6 R Trad, 1 pitch, 95 feet
Klingon 5.9 R Trad, 1 pitch, 100 feet
T-Crack 5.10 Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60 feet
The Nose 5.11 Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100 feet
Self Reflection 5.11b/c Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 150 feet
Featured Route For Gibraltar Rock
The Nose 5.11 CA : Central Coast : ... : Gibraltar Rock
A short section of steep hand jamming gives way to moderate (5.6) face climbing. Certainly the steepest jams within 100 miles. When toproping, avoid falling early in the roof or potentially swing into the spike. Approach: Hike down to the bottom of the main block and curve around towards the west slightly. You'll know it when you see it. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA