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The Dilithium Crystal  


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John Bachar free-soloing Enterprise (5.12b), Owens...

Description 

This sweet little stack of rock is home to a bunch of great climbs in the 5.11-5.12 range. The routes are tightly packed and generally receive afternoon sun.

Getting There 

Approach via the Central Gorge. Either cross the river by the bathroom and then hike under the Eldorado Roof, or follow the trail until directly across from the Crystal, descend steeply to the river and cross there.

Climbing Season



Weather station 18.7 miles from here

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['5.11',4],['5.12',4],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Dilithium Crystal:
Coffee Achiever   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Extreme Caffeine   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Photon Torpedo   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
Lieutenant Uhura   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Klingon   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Enterprise   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Mind Meld   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Phasers on Stun   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
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juggy klingons rock.

Klingon 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : The Dilithium Crystal
Either chimney up to the 3rd bolt (standard/original start) or fire off the .11c direct start into the pumpy upper wall. Head slightly left and then back right through a short overhang (the crux) to the highest anchors on the wall. The route that splits off to the right at the 5th bolt is called the "Vulcan Variation" and checks in at .11d, but is not as classic.This route is considered a gorge classic....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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