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Sport Rock (aka North Pointed Rock)

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Sport Rock (aka North Pointed Rock)  

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Submitted By: Aron Quiter on Mar 21, 2004
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BETA PHOTO: From high above on the largest rock.


The only established sport routes are on a rock on the North side of the peninsula. There are currently 3 established bolt lines, but other sections can be top-roped with a 10 foot sling. There are also a few bouldering routes.

Schist is the name of the game, and the rock is quite loose in some areas.

Having climbing on all sides of the rock, you will find the sun beating down somewhere on the rock unless it's foggy out.

If you're crazy, you can walk off this rock to the South following the Seagull Arete. Otherwise rappelling off the top bolts is your best bet.

The best route on the wall is definately Blue Heron (5.10c), though top roping the West side of the rock is also an excellent route.

Getting There 

Approach time: 10 minutes from the parking area. 1 minute from the beach.Once down on the beach, head right up and over the bulge. The bolts of Seagull Arete will become visible once you've reached the highest point of the path.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.9 miles from here

5 Total Routes

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

Featured Route For Sport Rock (aka North Pointed Rock)
Aron working near the start of the traverse.

Wrist Slitter Traverse V3 6A CA : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : Sport Rock (aka North Point...
This is the best problem we found at Twin Coves.Starting 20' left and downhill from the beginning of Seagull arete you will find an overhung section that allows for a great bouldering traverse. Start on the large jug in the slot, and move steadily uphill on the arete. Continue uphill with hands and feet on the arete and mantle out just before the large bulge around the corner from Seagull Arete.The final moves are guaranteed to slit your wrist....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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