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Upper Shorty Crag Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,200'
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on May 17, 2011
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Scramble up left of "Get Shorty"


Like the name implies this diminitive crag holds a half-dozen or so pint-sized climbs from 5.3 to 5.10+ on decent quality rock and a better than average view owing to it's elevated base. The climbs are a bit new and should clean up with more traffic.

Getting There 

Park as for the Pixar Wall Area and wander up low-angled slabs to reach the base of the lower crag and then continue up and left via a bit of easy scrambling.

Climbing Season

For the Echo Rock Area area.

Weather station 9.5 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]

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By Pete Johnston
From: Irvine, California
Mar 3, 2012
This is a fine area for easier climbs with great views and no crowds.

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