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The Limbo Area has several great climbs such as The Tower, As the Crow Flies, Kathy's Memorial, and the short, but enjoyable, Craig's Crack.
From the kiosk at the first climbers loop enterance, follow the trail up the hillside. Continue north along the trail. Limbo Area is located between Middle Earth and the north Main Wall.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Limbo Area:
Back to Basics 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 30'
The Tower 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Sport, 50'
Craig's Crack 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 35'
As the Crow Flies 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Sport, 45'
Turkey Chute 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 45'
Apostrophe 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'
Digitalis 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Vawter's Dihedral 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a R Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Kathy's Memorial 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 40'
Monkey Dance 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Bilbo's Hanging Garden Crack 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Trad, 35'
Standard Deviation 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Facial Tissue 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b TR, 35'
Double Trouble 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 45'
Mighty Monger 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 50'
Aqualunge 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Sport, 40'
Deviate Behavior 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Sport, 45'
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Craig's Crack 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c CA : San Diego County : ... : Limbo Area
Probably the most jammable crack at The Gorge. Great hand jams on sticky rock all the way up. The top gets a little wide, but not too bad. I would liken it to an easier version of The Robbins Crack. It is slightly longer than Robbins too! Would be an area gang-roped classic if its location were more obvious.There are at least two other climbs on the same rope for a TR. Make sure your rope does not get pinched in the top of the crack like another's has. There was a bee hive near here not l...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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