Elevation: 4,332 ft
GPS: 34.012, -116.171 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: M Morley on Nov 18, 2002
Admins: Greg Opland, C Miller, M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description

The Tumbling Rainbow Formation is identified by the elongated S-shaped crack that splits it in two. This wide crack is its namesake Tumbling Rainbow (5.9 R). Run For Your Life (5.10b) ascends the left face. Tonic Boom (5.12d), Tic Tic Boom (5.12a), and Rainy Day, Dream Away (5.11b) lie on the right face. Fisticuffs (5.10b), a somewhat wide splitter, lies further downhill to the right.

Getting There

From Real Hidden Valley parking area, follow nature trail north to "T" intersection. Head left (NW) on trail. After 100 yards or so, break off west and aim for the highest formation.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Tumbling Rainbow Formation

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 106
Tumbling Rainbow
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
 198
Run For Your Life
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 196
Fisticuffs
Trad
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 53
Runaway
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 8
Rainy Day, Dream Away
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 11
Days of Thunder
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 12
Tic Tic Boom
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tumbling Rainbow
 106
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Run For Your Life
 198
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R Trad
Fisticuffs
 196
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Runaway
 53
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Rainy Day, Dream Away
 8
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Days of Thunder
 11
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Tic Tic Boom
 12
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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