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
Broken Mirror 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
: Central Coast
: ... : Gibraltar Rock
Broken Mirror is a free variation to Mirror in the Bathroom, which was put up as an aid-route sometime in the 80's. Put simply: clean, fascinating, and exceptionally devious face-climbing with some pretty thrilling run-outs. Long (for SB), sustained, and beautiful. ...[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?