Elevation: 3,644 ft
GPS: 36.081, -115.448 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 237,538 total · 1,190/month
Shared By: M Morley on Feb 16, 2004 with improvements by JSH
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen
Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details

Description

Includes Lotta Balls Wall. Also a good place to start for some of the big routes on the southern part of Mount Wilson.

Getting There

Drive south on Route 159 from the area of the Visitor Center. Continue south past the exit from the scenic loop road for another two or three miles to the clearly marked First Creek Trailhead. Park here and follow the trail west into the mouth of the canyon.

129 Total Climbs

Route Finder - Best Climbs for YOU!

Location: 14-First Creek Canyon Change
Type:  to 
Quality:
Pitches:
Sort by:   then:
 

Classic Climbing Routes at 14-First Creek Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13
 61
Rising Moons
Trad 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 155
Doobie Dance
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 179
Romper Room
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 68
Algae on Parade
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 84
Lady Luck
Trad 7 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 56
Kindergarten Cop
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 500
Lotta Balls
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 360
Black Magic
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 65
Trihardral
4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 86
Hot Flash
Trad 10 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 53
Bruja's Brew
Trad 4 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 61
Rob Roy
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 72
Gin Ricky
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b R
 50
Mai Tai
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 24
Straight Shot
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Rising Moons First Creek Slabs
 61
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 Trad 3 pitches
Doobie Dance Romper Room
 155
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Romper Room Romper Room
 179
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Algae on Parade Romper Room
 68
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Lady Luck First Creek Slabs
 84
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 7 pitches
Kindergarten Cop Romper Room
 56
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Lotta Balls Lotta Balls Wall
 500
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Black Magic Lotta Balls Wall
 360
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Trihardral Lotta Balls Wall
 65
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c 4 pitches
Hot Flash First Creek Slabs
 86
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 10 pitches
Bruja's Brew Lotta Balls Wall
 53
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Rob Roy Alcohol Wall
 61
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Gin Ricky Alcohol Wall
 72
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Mai Tai Alcohol Wall
 50
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b R Trad
Straight Shot Alcohol Wall
 24
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad
More Classic Climbs in 14-First Creek Canyon »

Weather Averages

High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w Precip
 
Prime Climbing Season
J F M A M J J A S O N D
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Photos