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Serengeti Area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,500'
Location: 37.41855, -118.45283 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, John Robinson, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Dec 23, 2008


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BETA PHOTO: Looking up canyon at the Serengeti Boulder (center...


The last and farthest group of boulders on the canyon floor before the bend, just before the 'Slight Inducement Area'. The 'Serengeti Boulder' is the large lone boulder sitting in middle of the flat canyon floor. This area offers great warm-ups, highballs, traverses, and moderates with short, steep hueco and pocket-ridden faces.

Getting There 

Walk up the canyon passing the Savannah Area and you'll soon see this area. The Serengeti Boulder is easily recognized with its impressive south face.

Climbing Season

For the Happy Boulders area.

Weather station 4.1 miles from here

31 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',13],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Serengeti Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Serengeti Area:
Elephant Graveyard   V0- 4-     Boulder, 15'   Serengeti Boulder
I Killed a Man A Man Who Looked Like me   V1 5     Boulder, 18'   Serengeti Boulder
Burning Rubber Necklace   V4 6B     Boulder   Soweto Boulder
The Flying Zebra   V4 6B     Boulder   Serengeti Boulder
Bleached Bones   V4 6B     Boulder   Bleached Bones Boulder
Serengeti   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   Serengeti Boulder
Karma   V6+ 7A     Boulder, 12'   Karma Alcove
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Featured Route For Serengeti Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Ken crushing Karma

Karma V6+ 7A  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Karma Alcove
The obvious line up the overhanging flat prow on the right side of the alcove. Start with both hands in the horizontal crack between the lower boulder and the upper prow. Reach up and left to a shallow pocket. Heel hook and Slap up to the lip and then go left to a jug and then to the top on more good holds. A direct finish is also possible, maybe a bit easier. Going right and then up the corner and then finishing on the direct line is easier, maybe V4/V5....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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