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Description 

This north facing wall on the west side of the canyon offers a handfull of good problems from V6 to V9. The classic being Rio's Crack, a left slanting seam on an undercut wall.

Getting There 

Just down canyon from the Los Locos area and on the western rim of the canyon. Look for the north facing wall with the nice left slanting seam on the left side of the wall. It is tucked up behind some other boulders that you have to scamper through.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.7 miles from here

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Rio's Crack Area:
Rio's Crack   V6+ 7A     Boulder, 15'   
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Rio's Crack

Rio's Crack V6+ 7A  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Rio's Crack Area
The whole seam portion is the crux. Start with both hands at the bottom on the seam and feet pasted under the bulge and start working the seam and trying to find feet to keep you from sliding back down it. Once you can really establish your feet on the face above the bulge your in. The seam ends at a horizontal and easier moves lead to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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