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Elevation: 463 ft 141 m
GPS: 32.85052, -117.02223
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Shared By: mschlocker on Feb 4, 2007 · Updates
Admins: Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description Suggest change

Santee boulders is an easily accessible bouldering spot.  Bring a crash pad, shoes, and a few friends to climb a circuit or get a good workout in by logging laps on your favorite problems.  Please respect the area (stay on existing trails), keep it clean, and take any trash you find or brought with you when you leave.

Getting There Suggest change

Take highway 52 from San Diego to Mast Blvd. Head east for about 0.5 miles. On your right will be the West Hills Park. Park there and walk across the street (carefully) to the boulder fields.

Update: Access issue with parking as of 3/19/2020. Climbing is still open and safe though. Please see the comment section.

154 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Santee Boulders

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2 5+
 52
The Black Spot Problem
Boulder
V2+ 5+
 13
Dead Animal Traverse
Boulder
V3 6A
 16
Funky Like a Monkey (aka Lieback…
Boulder
V3 6A
 52
Jumpstart
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 75
The 5.8 Face
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a V0- 4-
 97
Masochist Crack
Trad, Boulder
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a V1 5
 124
Lieback Rock Dyno
Trad, Boulder
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 19
Traverse - right
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b V2 5+
 71
The Ramp
Boulder
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c V2 5+
 74
Lieback Rock Lieback
Boulder
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 8
The Terrible Face
TR
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a V4 6B
 32
Twenty Point Problem
Boulder
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b V4 6B
 10
Big SW face
Boulder
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b V4 6B
 4
Epperson's Lunge
TR, Boulder
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
 9
Kung Pao
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Black Spot Problem Synchronicity Area > Moon Boulder
 52
V2 5+ Boulder
Dead Animal Traverse Moby Dick Area > Animal Boulder
 13
V2+ 5+ Boulder
Funky Like a Monkey (aka Li… Moby Dick Area > Lieback Rock
 16
V3 6A Boulder
Jumpstart Moby Dick Area > Amphitheater
 52
V3 6A Boulder
The 5.8 Face Dog Pile Area > Dog Pile
 75
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
Masochist Crack Moby Dick Area > Beehive Boulders
 97
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a V0- 4- Trad, Boulder
Lieback Rock Dyno Moby Dick Area > Lieback Rock
 124
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a V1 5 Trad, Boulder
Traverse - right Dog Pile Area > 20 Point Boulder
 19
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
The Ramp Dog Pile Area > 20 Point Boulder
 71
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b V2 5+ Boulder
Lieback Rock Lieback Moby Dick Area > Lieback Rock
 74
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c V2 5+ Boulder
The Terrible Face Moby Dick Area > Beehive Boulders
 8
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a TR
Twenty Point Problem Dog Pile Area > 20 Point Boulder
 32
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a V4 6B Boulder
Big SW face Synchronicity Area > Lonesome Boulder
 10
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b V4 6B Boulder
Epperson's Lunge Dog Pile Area > Dog Pile
 4
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b V4 6B TR, Boulder
Kung Pao Dog Pile Area > Dog Pile
 9
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b Sport
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