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Black Plague 
Don't Worry, Be Snappy 
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Jungle fever 
Left Arete 
Nat's Traverse 
New Wave 
Odyssey , The 
Odyssey Sit, The 
Over the Bulge 
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Red's Revenge 
Stan's Treverse 
Sunshine (sit) 
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Mortar Rock  

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A tougher area just up the hill from Indian rock. Almost all Bouldering, though some of the routes are highball enough that a top rope can be helpful.

The area is usually in the shade, helped by some large trees that hide most of the rock from Indian Rock Ave.

Decent is a simple walk off the back of the rock.

If you're up to it, Nat's Taverse (V8) is a must do.

Getting There 

From the main rock, head up hill on Indian Rock Ave. The rock is about a block up on the right side. Approach time: 2 minutes from the main rock, 10 seconds if you park on the street by Mortar rock.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.6 miles from here

16 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mortar Rock:
Warmup Traverse   V1 5     Boulder, 10'   
Red's Revenge   V2+ 5+     Boulder, 1 pitch, 10'   
Over the Bulge   V3 6A R     Boulder, 10'   
Sunshine (sit)   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   
The Ramp   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   
Black Plague   V6- 7A     Boulder, 10'   
Stan's Treverse   V8 7B     Boulder   
Nat's Traverse   V8 7B     Boulder, 10'   
Impossible Wall   V8-9 7B+     Boulder, 18'   
Bench Wall   V? R     Boulder, 1 pitch, 20'   
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On the Warmup Traverse, Mortar Rock.

Warmup Traverse V1 5  CA : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : Mortar Rock
Traverse the boulder to the left of the stairs. Start low on the right, you can even use the pipe sticking out as a foot to start lower. Once you figure out where the good holds are, and what feet you want to use, you can run laps to warm up. Top out once you hit the juggy crest, or continue left around the corner before topping out....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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