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Gibraltar Rock

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Any Minute Now T 
Broken Mirror S 
Crank Start S 
Inner Tube Toes TR 
Jabberwocky  S 
Klingon T 
Ladder, The T 
Mid-Face T 
Nose, The T,TR 
Sea of Holes T,TR 
Self Reflection T,S 
Shard, The S 
T-Crack T,TR 
Variation of the Mid-face T,TR 

Gibraltar Rock  


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Elevation: 3,000'
Location: 34.4771, -119.6802 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

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+.

Getting There 

On the west side are trails to the bottom and top of the rock.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.9 miles from here

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',3],['5.12',3],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Gibraltar Rock:
Mid-Face   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R     Trad, 1 pitch, 95'   
Any Minute Now   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
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'   
Self Reflection   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 150'   
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By Mike Stearns
May 25, 2011
CONDITION REPORT 
Found a right shoe in the south pull-out (one right by the trail down to the nose) at Gibraltar last night (Tuesday 5/24). Let me know if I can get it back to you.
By MarcGreenb
Nov 1, 2011
Can you belay a TR from the ground with a 60m rope or do you have to belay from the top?
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