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The foothills of the northern Sierra Nevada are a vast and mostly untamed stretch of rocky hillsides. Bouldering is everywhere, and sport is plentiful. Trad routes can be found, but are often undocumented and wild.
The Sacramento Valley and northern Sierra foothills are a LARGE area. Ranging from Sonora Pass in the south, it reaches nearly to Chico in the north. Elevations are from 700 feet in the west up to several thousand feet as it rises towards the greater Lake Tahoe area in the east.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Sacramento Valley/Foothills:
Silk Road (High Times) 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c PG13 Trad, 14 pitches, 1000' Calaveras Dome Area : Calaveras Dome
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Human Oddity 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a CA : Sacramento Valley/Foothills : ... : Horseshoe Canyon
To find this climb, look into Horseshoe Canyon. You will see bolted routes on the right-hand wall (extending back towards the "horseshoe"). This climb follows the leftmost set of bolts on that wall.This climb has a little bit of everything. Start with an easy jug haul to a roof section involving an interesting, slopey hole. Continue, and enjoy a slabby/crimpy section followed by more vertical and overhung fun.There are primarily two difficult sections on this climb: the roof leading from the...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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