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Elevation: 1,097 ft
GPS: 34.01681, -117.41548
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Shared By: C Miller on Jan 2, 2007
Admins: C Miller, Euan Cameron, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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The Roof Area of the Quarry is home to a variety of fairly long vertical to slightly overhanging routes as well as several that breach the massive roof system which hangs overhead. Routes here range in difficulty from 5.11b-5.13a with most in the 5.12 range.

Recommended routes here include Delirious (5.11b), Nostalgia (5.11c), American Dream (5.11d), Leviathan (5.11d), Swank Nostalgia (5.12a), Vendetta (5.12a), Triple Trouble (5.12b), Hanging by a Thread (5.12c), The Zone (5.12c), Trepanation (5.12c), False Alarm (5.12d), Mojo (5.13a) and The Ultimate (5.13a).

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Most easily approached from below via the good trail that leads to the (e) Right of the Roof Area and walking left. It's also possible to hike up the trail at Slab City's right end and then head right past the (c) Left of the Roof Area.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Roof Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 32
Delirious
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 18
American Dream
Sport 4 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 15
Salutations
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 5
Epiphany
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 47
Nostalgia
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 60
Leviathan
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 14
Swank Nostalgia
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 9
Catch 22
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 12
Vendetta
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 22
Balrog
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 40
Hanging by a Thread
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 4
Gollum
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 8
Critical Mass
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 4
Trepanation
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 8
The Ultimate
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Delirious
 32
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
American Dream
 18
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport 4 pitches
Salutations
 15
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Epiphany
 5
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Nostalgia
 47
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Leviathan
 60
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Swank Nostalgia
 14
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Catch 22
 9
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Vendetta
 12
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
Balrog
 22
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Hanging by a Thread
 40
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Gollum
 4
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Critical Mass
 8
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Trepanation
 4
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
The Ultimate
 8
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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