Description

The Left Fork has a high concentration of great areas. The Riverside area is by far the most popular due to the number of easier problems. Parking can be an issue there since it's adjacent to the Big Joe area which also sees a lot of traffic.

Getting There

Take a left at the split, following signs to Joe's Valley Reservoir.

135 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Left Fork

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0+ 4+
 120
Fist Crack
Boulder
V1 5 PG13
 84
To Infinity
Boulder
V2 5+
 402
The Angler
Boulder
V2 5+
 79
Hand Crack
Boulder
V2-3 5+
 80
Wash Out
Boulder
V3 6A
 74
Lanky
Boulder
V3 6A
 85
Dirt and Grime
Boulder
V3 6A
 76
The Wave
Boulder
V3 6A
 90
Don't Leave Too Soon
Boulder
V4 6B
 72
Bobcat in the Kiparoo
Boulder
V5 6C
 154
Kelly's Arete
Boulder
V5 6C
 222
Kill by Numbers
Boulder
V6 7A
 186
Wills Afire
Boulder
V6 7A
 110
Low Tide
Boulder
V7 7A+
 64
Bring the Heatwole
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Fist Crack Crack Boulder
 120
V0+ 4+ Boulder
To Infinity Riverside Boulders
 84
V1 5 PG13 Boulder
The Angler Riverside Boulders
 402
V2 5+ Boulder
Hand Crack Crack Boulder
 79
V2 5+ Boulder
Wash Out Crack Boulder
 80
V2-3 5+ Boulder
Lanky Crack Boulder
 74
V3 6A Boulder
Dirt and Grime Crack Boulder
 85
V3 6A Boulder
The Wave Mine cart area
 76
V3 6A Boulder
Don't Leave Too Soon Riverside Boulders
 90
V3 6A Boulder
Bobcat in the Kiparoo Big Joe
 72
V4 6B Boulder
Kelly's Arete Riverside Boulders
 154
V5 6C Boulder
Kill by Numbers Mine cart area
 222
V5 6C Boulder
Wills Afire Right Sign Area
 186
V6 7A Boulder
Low Tide Riverside Boulders
 110
V6 7A Boulder
Bring the Heatwole Eden > Heat Wall
 64
V7 7A+ Boulder
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Photos

If anyone's looking for Godsend, a dude name Peter did the heroic deed of making cairns that left from Beyond Life. And yea, the hike's a doozy but worth it. Nov 20, 2013