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Half Moon Area Rock Climbing 

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Location: 33.984, -117.3945 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Jan 29, 2012
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Harrison Boulder, Mt. Rubidoux


Located on the west slopes of Mt Rubidoux this area has a number of boulders spread out on the slopes below the road.

There are some good steep face problems, slab problems and a few cracks. Turtle Dome Crack is a classic and should not be missed, and neither should The Mug.

The stretched from Harrison Boulder in the south north to the Laughing Cow Canyon in the north.

Getting There 

Walk along the trail until you spot the boulders 50 yards off down the slope.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.2 miles from here

29 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',16],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Half Moon Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Half Moon Area:
Turtle Dome Crack   V0 4     Boulder, 15'   Turtle Dome
The Mug   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   Harrison Boulder
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Rock Climbing Photo: Paul Gleason on TD. Think I had the FA in '69 or '...

Turtle Dome Crack V0 4  CA : Inland Empire : ... : Turtle Dome
A Rubidoux semi-classic! Made famous for its inclusion in one of John Long's old instructional videos (an interesting sequence appeared in the film showing hand jamming technique, somehow shot from within or from the other side of the boulder). This problem is a must-do, and may also be tried as a difficult lieback (rated B1 in the Craig Fry guide). Done the standard way, tight hands lead to one or two perfect jams and then the crack becomes wider than you'd like far too quickly. Most people opt...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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