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L to R R to L Alpha
Blurry S 
Community Service S 
Drift and Die S 
El Rayo T 
Keep Hope Alive S 
Laughing Tiger, The S 
Out of Sight S 
Princess Vicious S 
Talk to Me S 

Left Side Rock Climbing 

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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Aug 13, 2006
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Starting up the overhanging arete on Out of Sight ...


This is the taller and more impressive portion of the crag that despite it's broken appearances offers a number of fun climbs on solid and highly featured granite.

Many of the climbs here are fairly new and see little traffic so don't be surprised if they seem a bit dirty.

Routes listed from left to right -

Blurry (5.8)
Drift and Die (5.10a)
Out of Sight (5.10b)
Community Service (5.10a)
Keep Hope Alive (5.10b)
El Rayo (5.10b)
Princess Vicious (5.11b)
Talk to Me (5.11a)

Getting There 

Carefully cross Highway 38, follow a trail down to the crag, and then walk left a short distance to reach this portion of the crag.

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.8 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Left Side

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Left Side:
Out of Sight   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
El Rayo   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Princess Vicious   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Left Side
Rock Climbing Photo: Climbing through the crux on the first ascent of P...

Princess Vicious 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Left Side
This climb takes a more or less straight line up to the top of the crag. The meat of the climb is found in the first 30 feet, but the climbing above while much easier (5.10), is still enjoyable with good moves in an exposed position.Start directly below the 1st bolt and the fang of rock that sticks out of the crag about 20 feet up. Delicately move up to the first bolt (some people may prefer to stick clip this). Continue with some technical moves up to a good hold and the second bolt. Now...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Climber's version of the sword in the stone, 8000 ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Photo/topo for the 8000 Foot Crag (Left Side).
BETA PHOTO: Photo/topo for the 8000 Foot Crag (Left Side).

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