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Routes in Watch Crystal

Apes of Wrath S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Black Arete, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Crime & Punishment S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Doctor Doolittle S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Dogs of Doom T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Double Exposure S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Double Exposure Direct T,S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b R
Durangutan T,S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Evolution S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Extra Cool T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Hidden Gem S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Jailhouse Monkey (on dope) T,S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Kong Route, The T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Left Picto T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Martyr's Crown T,S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Picto Crack T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Power Glide S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Primate Highway T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Push-Me-Pull-You T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Right Picto T,TR 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Simians to the Sun T,S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Watch Crystal Crack T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
White Pages T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Yellow Pages T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
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Description

This is the first prominent area you get to when you hike up the trail. Most of these routes are two pitches and include some of the area's classic lines such as Simians to the Sun, Watch Crystal Crack, and Durangotang.

Getting There

Hike up the trail, when trail forks go right to get to Simians, and go left to get to the pico area.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Watch Crystal

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Yellow Pages
Trad
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Right Picto
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
The Black Arete
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Simians to the Sun
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Push-Me-Pull-You
Trad 2 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Apes of Wrath
Sport 2 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Double Exposure
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Durangutan
Trad, Sport 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Picto Crack
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Watch Crystal Crack
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Crime & Punishment
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Primate Highway
Trad 2 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Evolution
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
The Kong Route
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Jailhouse Monkey (on dope)
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Yellow Pages 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Right Picto 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Trad, TR
The Black Arete 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Simians to the Sun 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Push-Me-Pull-You 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Apes of Wrath 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport 2 pitches
Double Exposure 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Durangutan 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport 3 pitches
Picto Crack 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Watch Crystal Crack 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 2 pitches
Crime & Punishment 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Primate Highway 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
Evolution 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
The Kong Route 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Jailhouse Monkey (on dope) 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport 2 pitches
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