(b) Metro Sector Rock Climbing
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|Submitted By: ||C Miller on Jan 2, 2007|
Just below the anchors on Metro (5.11a), Riverside...
This small area is home to a good concentration of mostly shorter routes from 5.10c to 5.13b with the majority of routes in the 5.11-5.12 range.
Some of the recommended routes here include Peepshow
(5.11d), Graffiti Wisdom
(5.12c), Burly Boogie
(5.13a) and Weapons of Mass Destruction (5.13a).
Head up the talus slope from the right end of Slab City or walk left along the base from Left of the Roof.
Weather station 4.6 miles from here
11 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in (b) Metro Sector
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for (b) Metro Sector:
Indecision 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Peepshow 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Metro 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Voyeurism 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
Featured Route For (b) Metro Sector
Metro 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c CA
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Climb large, positive holds through bulging terrain to a distinct crux just past the 5th bolt as you traverse left above the lip of a small roof. Once past the crux the angle subsides for a bit and a combination of stemming and liebacking past blocky corners and flakes through progressively steeper terrain leads to another crux between the last bolt and the anchors.Great climbing on this route which feels a lot like climbing at Owens River Gorge in the lower portion and a little like [[105903225...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
Sunset from the Riverside Quarry.
The main (west) face of the Riverside Quarry from ...
BETA PHOTO: Riverside Quarry overview showing the various sect...