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Elevation: 900 ft 274 m
GPS: 34.09524, -118.73109
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Shared By: Jordan Katz on Oct 8, 2006 · Updates
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Warning Access Issue: New route or crag development is NOT permitted within Malibu Creek SP at this time. Do not improve trails or belay areas using materials brought from outside the park. DetailsDrop down

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The Ghetto is one of the most popular walls in Malibu Creek State Park and offers the highest concentration of difficult steep sport climbing routes. The routes in The Ghetto climb out a series of caves on steep pocketed volcanic rock. While initially The Ghetto offered steep routes best suited for advanced climbers, more recent development has made the area attractive to leaders at all levels. Currently, The Ghetto and the adjacent area offers 30+ bolted sport routes from 5.9 - 5.14. The wall is in the shade in the morning and early afternoon.

Getting There Suggest change

Approach by continuing south from the Planet of the Apes Wall, finding the easiest way across the creek. The proceed through the boulders into the back canyon. After rain, approach to may be difficult or impossible. 10 min from Apes Wall.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Ghetto Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 241
Kathmandu
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 59
Cut the Cord
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 52
Labor and Deliverance
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 33
Wet Willy
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 226
Johnny Can't Lead
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 43
Directpissima
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 82
Skeezer Pleaser
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 145
Urban Struggle
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 86
Ground Zero
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 21
Bush Pig
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 36
Hole Patrol
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 16
Brenna Crossing
Sport
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
 9
Stink Finger
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 11
Ghetto Crossing
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 34
Ghetto Blaster
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Kathmandu
 241
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Cut the Cord
 59
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Labor and Deliverance
 52
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Wet Willy
 33
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Johnny Can't Lead
 226
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Directpissima
 43
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Skeezer Pleaser
 82
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Urban Struggle
 145
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Ground Zero
 86
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Bush Pig
 21
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
Hole Patrol
 36
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Brenna Crossing
 16
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Stink Finger
 9
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b Sport
Ghetto Crossing
 11
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Ghetto Blaster
 34
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
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