Elevation: 1,684 ft
GPS: 34.494, -119.793 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Mike Morley on Feb 15, 2006 · Updates
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Description

The Fire Crags consist of two boulders that were discovered after the Painted Cave fire swept through the area in late June of 1990, uncovering them from the surrounding chaparral. Randy Judycki established it first as a TR area until it cleaned up. He enlisted the help of Santa Barbara local Mike Colee (long "o", long "e") to establish most of the lead routes in 1992.

Getting There

From Santa Barbara, take Hwy 154 (San Marcos Pass) toward Santa Ynez; turn right at Painted Cave Road, and head up the road for about 1/2 mile to a hairpin turn with a small pull-out on the left. Park here, or at a larger turnout a short way (walking distance) further up the road. Follow established foot trail for 5 minutes until you pass a scarecrow-like set of pants and boots fallen in a bush to your right.

12 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Fire Crags

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 57
Bent Brain
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
 45
Jensen's Jugs
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 35
Grib Dat Hole
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 13
Finger Fit
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Bent Brain
 57
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Jensen's Jugs
 45
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Sport
Grib Dat Hole
 35
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Finger Fit
 13
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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Details: Lots of trees providing nice shade. Plenty of rocks to sit on in the shade.

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