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San Juan Canyon

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Annihilation Operator T 
Conduction Band, The TR 
Fermi Level, The T 
Feynman's Path T,TR 
Randy Moss, The TR 
Route 1 S 
Route 2 S 
Route 3 S 
S's Bane 1 
S's Bane 2 

San Juan Canyon Rock Climbing 

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Location: 33.61641, -117.42735 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Jeff Botimer on Feb 10, 2013
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Looking up at route 2. You can see route 1 and 3 t...


Small wall just off the Bear Canyon loop trail, a few miles away from Ortega Falls. Right next to a creek and shady much of the day. Ronnie St. Jean was the first to bring this area to Mt. Project, listing a route under Ortega falls and giving directions.

Getting There 

Park in the bear canyon loop trail parking lot, located across the street from the candy store a couple miles down the road from the Ortega waterfall. From the north end of the lot hike north on the trail for about 5 min. you will see the route as you approach. you can't miss it, it's the first "view" you have on the trail. when you pass the hand rail veer right on a small climbers trail to the top of the climb. Rap down or take the trail along the creek down. (Credit: Ronnie St. Jean)

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.4 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Part of the creek descent.
Part of the creek descent.
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down the creek.
Looking down the creek.

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By Alex Kirk
May 1, 2013
Found 2 carabiners, one steel DMM one BD, email me at so I can get them to you.

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