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The Alcove Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 3, 2007


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Located just right of the Taboo Area which makes this the farthest right portion of the Quarry's main face, and while quite tall in spots it tapers off at the far right side as it merges into the surrounding hillside.

Routes here tend to be fairly long (up to 22 bolts) and range in difficulty from 5.10a to 5.13b, although the majority are in the 5.12-5.13 range due to the sustained nature of the climbing.

Recommended routes here include Shwazzle Dazzle (5.11c), Hand Me Down (5.12a), Toothless Tweaker (5.12c), Ghetto Fabulous (5.12c/d), Hands of Time (5.13a), Fractional Envy (5.13a) and Tweaker (5.13b).

Getting There 

Hike right past the Taboo Area to the last major portion of cliff on the far right.

Climbing Season

For the Riverside Quarry area.

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Alcove

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Alcove:
Short Shot   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   
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Featured Route For The Alcove

Shwazzle Dazzle 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  CA : Inland Empire : ... : The Alcove
This route is just to the right of Rocky which is the last route in the Taboo Area....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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