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(b) Metro Sector

California > Inland Empire > Riverside Quarry (tem…
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Description

This small area is home to a good concentration of mostly shorter routes from 5.10c to 5.13b with the majority of routes in the 5.11-5.12 range.

Some of the recommended routes here include Peepshow (5.10c), Metro (5.11a), Voyeurism (5.11d), Graffiti Wisdom (5.12c), Burly Boogie (5.13a) and Weapons of Mass Destruction (5.13a).

Getting There

Head up the talus slope from the right end of Slab City or walk left along the base from Left of the Roof.

Routes from Left to Right

5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 4
Graffiti Wisdom
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 1
Burly Boogie
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 2
Punk's Not Dead
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 2
Pioneer Route
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
 1
Simple Simon
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 4
Excuse Abuse
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 7
Indecision
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 5
Rendezvous
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 25
Peepshow
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 58
Metro
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 12
Voyeurism
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Graffiti Wisdom
 4
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Burly Boogie
 1
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Punk's Not Dead
 2
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Pioneer Route
 2
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Simple Simon
 1
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Sport
Excuse Abuse
 4
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Indecision
 7
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Rendezvous
 5
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Peepshow
 25
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Metro
 58
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Voyeurism
 12
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport

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Riverside Quarry overview showing the various sectors (double click for better viewing).
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Just below the anchors on Metro (5.11a), Riverside Quarry.
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Sunset from the Riverside Quarry.
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The main (west) face of the Riverside Quarry from the Metro Sector.
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