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Raven Rocks Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.66513, -116.97727 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jun 16, 2011

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This large and very popular formation, with routes from 5.7 to 5.13b, has been broken up into it's various aspects for ease of locating routes. Please refer to the appropriate section for individual routes.

Getting There 

Located just uphill and to the east from the parking area on the east side. Refer to individual portions of the rock for more detailed approach information.

Climbing Season

Weather station 16.4 miles from here

30 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',14],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Raven Rocks

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Raven Rocks:
Custom Tailored   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport   Raven Rocks South
Route 66   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Raven Rocks South
Holey Moley   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Raven Rocks North Face "Pow...
Step Across   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   Raven Rocks West (Warm-up W...
Little Red Book   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Raven Rocks: East Face
Welcome to NJC   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Raven Rocks West (Warm-up W...
Espresso   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   Raven Rocks North Face "Pow...
Love Onsite   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Raven Rocks West (Warm-up W...
Suddenly Susan   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport   Raven Rocks West (Warm-up W...
The Raven   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Raven Rocks North Face "Pow...
Candy O   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 68'   Raven Rocks South
Something About Mary   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport   Raven Rocks West (Warm-up W...
Little Stiffy   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Raven Rocks: East Face
Red Devil   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport   Raven Rocks North Face "Pow...
You Don't Know Jack   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   Raven Rocks North Face "Pow...
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Featured Route For Raven Rocks
Rock Climbing Photo: Little Stiffy

Little Stiffy 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  CA : High Desert : ... : Raven Rocks: East Face
This is the route with the huge hueco on the east face of Raven Rocks.Climb overhanging terrain on huecos until you reach the mother of all huecos. Head up and slightly right until you reach the point where the route changes from vertical to less than vertical (crux) where the anchors are located....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Raven Rocks Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Warm Up Wall. Photo by Blitzo.
Warm Up Wall. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Raven Rocks and beyond, NJC
Raven Rocks and beyond, NJC
Rock Climbing Photo: Joel taking a drive on Route 66 (5.9), NJC
Joel taking a drive on Route 66 (5.9), NJC

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