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Inland Empire Rock Climbing 


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Historic part of downtown Riverside

Description 

The Inland Empire of western Riverside and San Bernardino Counties is less developed than the coastal part of the Greater Los Angeles area to its west. It has a transitional climate and geography that is dryer than the coast plain, but less harsh than the true desert across San Gorgonio Pass to the east.

Mountain ranges form its physical boundaries: the Santa Ana Mountains to the west, San Bernardino Mountains on the north, and San Jacinto Mountains to the south.

Climbing areas here are often on foothills of the mountains surrounding it, and include the Big Rock Area, Mount Rubidoux, and the Riverside Quarry.

Getting There 

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Climbing Season



Weather station 5.6 miles from here

609 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',38],['3 Stars',174],['2 Stars',235],['1 Star',156],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',26],['5.7',20],['5.8',24],['5.9',38],['5.10',102],['5.11',75],['5.12',54],['5.13',11],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',127],['V2-3',108],['V4-5',33],['V6-7',9],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Inland Empire

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Inland Empire:
Beach Problem   V2+ 5+ PG13     Boulder, 18'   Beach Area : Beach Boulder
Uncle Ho   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (g) Slander Sector
Flexercise   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (c) Left of the Roof
Wonderstuff   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Riverside Quarry : (f) Torture Machine Area
Tangerine Dream   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Riverside Quarry : (f) Torture Machine Area
Trundle Trophy   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (c) Left of the Roof
Agony Arch   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Riverside Quarry : (q) Agony Arch Area
Flesh and Blood   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 105'   Riverside Quarry : (c) Left of the Roof
American Dream   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport, 4 pitches, 250'   Riverside Quarry : (d) Roof Area
Violator   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (m) Taboo Area
Nostalgia   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (d) Roof Area
Leviathan   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (d) Roof Area
Forbidden Fruit   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 150'   Riverside Quarry : (m) Taboo Area
Raging Raptor   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (c) Left of the Roof
Survival of the Fittest   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (e) Right of the Roof
Hanging by a Thread   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (d) Roof Area
Trepanation   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 145'   Riverside Quarry : (d) Roof Area
Taboo   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Riverside Quarry : (m) Taboo Area
Choss Goggles   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (c) Left of the Roof
Kingpin   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (h) Rubble Row
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Photos of Inland Empire Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Brent on Tangerine Dream
Brent on Tangerine Dream
Rock Climbing Photo: California Poppies (Eschscholzia californica), Ste...
California Poppies (Eschscholzia californica), Ste...
Rock Climbing Photo: Lizard King Crack (5.10a), Nuevo
Lizard King Crack (5.10a), Nuevo
Rock Climbing Photo: Brad Singer midway up Agony Arch (5.11b), Riversid...
Brad Singer midway up Agony Arch (5.11b), Riversid...
Rock Climbing Photo: Jack flashing Leviathan (5.11d). photo by socalbol...
Jack flashing Leviathan (5.11d). photo by socalbol...
Rock Climbing Photo: Bee and Orange blossom, Riverside County
Bee and Orange blossom, Riverside County
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunset, Riverside County
Sunset, Riverside County
Rock Climbing Photo: High above it all at Nuevo, Riverside County
High above it all at Nuevo, Riverside County
Rock Climbing Photo: Lake view from rock.
Lake view from rock.
Rock Climbing Photo: Dinny the Dinosaur and Mr. Rex, Cabazon
Dinny the Dinosaur and Mr. Rex, Cabazon
Rock Climbing Photo: The historic Mission Inn, Riverside
The historic Mission Inn, Riverside
Rock Climbing Photo: A nice winter's day at Big Rock, Lake Perris SRA
A nice winter's day at Big Rock, Lake Perris SRA
Rock Climbing Photo: Gigantor (5.9), Nuevo
Gigantor (5.9), Nuevo
Rock Climbing Photo: Mr. Rex profile, Cabazon
Mr. Rex profile, Cabazon
Rock Climbing Photo: Lord of the Rims Tire Shop, San Bernardino
Lord of the Rims Tire Shop, San Bernardino
Rock Climbing Photo: Rancho Jurupa Regional Park
BETA PHOTO: Rancho Jurupa Regional Park
Rock Climbing Photo: Agony Arch (5.11b), Riverside Quarry
Agony Arch (5.11b), Riverside Quarry
Rock Climbing Photo: Jon's solo of Lizard King Dihedral.
Jon's solo of Lizard King Dihedral.
Rock Climbing Photo: Old barn near Aguanga, Riverside County
Old barn near Aguanga, Riverside County
Rock Climbing Photo: Last of the sun, Nuevo
Last of the sun, Nuevo
Rock Climbing Photo: View of Tahquitz from Menifee Boulders
View of Tahquitz from Menifee Boulders
Rock Climbing Photo: Lonely dirt lot on Main Street, downtown Riverside
Lonely dirt lot on Main Street, downtown Riverside
Rock Climbing Photo: California Citrus Cooperative, Riverside
California Citrus Cooperative, Riverside
Rock Climbing Photo: One of many beautiful buildings in downtown Rivers...
One of many beautiful buildings in downtown Rivers...

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