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Shared By: Adam Stackhouse on Mar 7, 2007
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The Area

This is the area that surrounds perhaps the largest boulder in the valley, otherwise known as Moby Dick. There are several boulders that envelope this kingpin, and offering the greatest concentration of boulder problems and some of the best dime bouldering that Santee has to offer.

Getting There

This is the area on the east hillside dominated by the biggest boulder in the area, the Moby Dick boulder.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Moby Dick Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0- 4-
 30
Mantle
Boulder
V0 4
 34
Flake
Boulder
V0 4
 41
Fingercrack
Boulder
V0+ 4+
 14
Walkman
Boulder
V2 5+
 17
Sloping Disappointment
Boulder
V3 6A
 6
Funky Like a Monkey (aka Lieback…
Boulder
V3 6A
 22
Jumpstart
Boulder
V3 6A
 8
Amphitheatre Traverse
Boulder
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b V1 5
 31
Bullet Hole Wall Crack??
Trad, Boulder
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 32
American Express
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a V0- 4-
 44
Masochist Crack
Trad, Boulder
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a V0 4
 51
Lieback Rock Dyno
Trad, Boulder
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b V2 5+
 14
Bullet Hole Face
Trad, TR, Boulder
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c V2 5+
 30
Lieback Rock Lieback
Trad, Boulder
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 4
The Terrible Face
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Mantle Lieback Rock
 30
V0- 4- Boulder
Flake Lieback Rock
 34
V0 4 Boulder
Fingercrack Beehive Boulders
 41
V0 4 Boulder
Walkman Amphitheater
 14
V0+ 4+ Boulder
Sloping Disappointment Lieback Rock
 17
V2 5+ Boulder
Funky Like a Monkey (aka Li… Lieback Rock
 6
V3 6A Boulder
Jumpstart Amphitheater
 22
V3 6A Boulder
Amphitheatre Traverse Amphitheater
 8
V3 6A Boulder
Bullet Hole Wall Crack?? Bullet Hole Wall
 31
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b V1 5 Trad, Boulder
American Express Bullet Hole Wall
 32
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
Masochist Crack Beehive Boulders
 44
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a V0- 4- Trad, Boulder
Lieback Rock Dyno Lieback Rock
 51
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a V0 4 Trad, Boulder
Bullet Hole Face Bullet Hole Wall
 14
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b V2 5+ Trad, TR, Boulder
Lieback Rock Lieback Lieback Rock
 30
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c V2 5+ Trad, Boulder
The Terrible Face Beehive Boulders
 4
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
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ron amick
poway, ca
ron amick   poway, ca
Its funny that people are naming routes that were put up before they were born. If you didnt do the FA, you cant name the route, and 99% of the problems at santee are 30+ years old. Mar 26, 2013
C Miller   CA  
Rumor has it that Ron's Pharmacy is now called "The Dispensary"...what will it be in another thirty years??? Mar 26, 2013