Jack flashing Leviathan (5.11d). photo by socalbol...
The Roof Area of the Quarry is home to a variety of fairly long vertical to slightly overhanging routes as well as several that breach the massive roof system which hangs overhead. Routes here range in difficulty from 5.11b-5.13a with most in the 5.12 range.
Recommended routes here include Delirious
(5.11c), American Dream (5.11d), Leviathan
(5.11d), Swank Nostalgia
(5.12a), Triple Trouble
(5.12b), Hanging by a Thread
(5.12c), The Zone (5.12c), Trepanation (5.12c), False Alarm
(5.12d), Mojo (5.13a) and The Ultimate
Most easily approached from below via the good trail that leads to the Right of the Roof
Area and walking left. It's also possible to hike up the trail at Slab City's right end and then head right past the Left of the Roof
Weather station 4.6 miles from here
19 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Roof Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Roof Area:
Delirious 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Epiphany 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Salutations 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Nostalgia 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Leviathan 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Catch 22 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Vendetta 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Balrog 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Trepanation 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 145'
Featured Route For Roof Area
American Dream 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c CA
: Inland Empire
: ... : Roof Area
One of the few Multi pitch routes at the quarry. Pitch 1 goes at .11b. Pitch 2 is some really awesome 5.10a low angle slab lybacking. Pitch 3 is an 7 bolt traverse under the roof to anchor number 3.Pitch 4 is .11c to shuts. Stellar climbing on small holds and beautiful exposure....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
Ahh this is the coolest feature on the wall.
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