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Limbo Area

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Abacab TR 
Apostrophe T,TR 
Aqualunge S 
As the Crow Flies S 
Baby Dihedral T 
Back to Basics T 
Batso's Resurrection TR 
Bilbo's Hanging Garden Crack T 
Cake Walk T 
Craig's Chimney TR 
Craig's Crack T 
Crow Boulder S,TR 
Deviate Behavior S 
Digitalis TR 
Double Trouble S 
Escape From The Underworld S 
Facial Tissue TR 
History Book T 
Indecision TR 
Kathy's Memorial T 
Mighty Monger S 
Monkey Dance S 
Rift, The T 
Standard Deviation S 
Top of the Pops.  T 
Tower, The S 
Turkey Chute T 
Vawter's Dihedral T 
Volume I TR 
Zig Zag TR 

Limbo Area Rock Climbing 

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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.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.5 miles from here

30 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Limbo Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Limbo Area:
History Book   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad   
Top of the Pops.    5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 30'   
Abacab   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     TR, 40'   
The Tower   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 50'   
Back to Basics   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 30'   
Turkey Chute   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 45'   
As the Crow Flies   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Sport, 45'   
Craig's Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 35'   
Apostrophe   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'   
Digitalis   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
Vawter's Dihedral   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Kathy's Memorial   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 40'   
Standard Deviation   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Monkey Dance   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Bilbo's Hanging Garden Crack   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 35'   
Facial Tissue   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     TR, 35'   
Double Trouble   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 45'   
Mighty Monger   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 50'   
Aqualunge   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 40'   
Deviate Behavior   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 45'   
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Featured Route For Limbo Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Craig's Crack - Mission Gorge

Craig's Crack 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 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

Photos of Limbo Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Mission Gorge, Limbo Area.
Mission Gorge, Limbo Area.
Rock Climbing Photo: The left half of the Standard Deviation Wall.
BETA PHOTO: The left half of the Standard Deviation Wall.
Rock Climbing Photo: This is the right half of the Standard Deviation W...
BETA PHOTO: This is the right half of the Standard Deviation W...

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