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The tallest formation at Moonstone Beach is Karen Rock. Numerous 60 foot topropes, variations, and a couple trad excursions can be found here. It faces west collecting the afternoon sun and is often strung with ropes on a nice day.
Walk north up the beach for 75 yards. Look right.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Karen Rock:
Karen Rock Traverse V3+ 6a+ Boulder, 70'
Karen Crack 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Standard Route 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a TR, 60'
Unknown 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 60'
Urchin 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b TR, 60'
Lizard Head 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b TR, 40'
Assembly Line 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c TR, Chipped, 60'
Center Face 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c TR, 30'
Sky Hook 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c TR, 25'
Dream Theme 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a TR, 1 pitch, 55'
Nightmare 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a TR, 60'
Hoblet Roof 5.13 8a 29 X- E7 6c TR, 1 pitch, 35'
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Dream Theme 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a CA : Redwood Coast : ... : Karen Rock
Dream Theme is one of the most prominent lines on Karen Rock. Start by underclinging the left leaning finger crack, reach right to the rounded side pull, put your right foot high and reach left to a undercling/sidepull. Step up and grab the "six pack handle" with your right hand. Reach through with your left hand to the first right facing edge. Grab the next edge with your right hand. Pull through to the giant hueco and the "egg". Traverse right under the roof and up the face to the anchors....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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