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Elevation: 6,610 ft 2,015 m
GPS: 34.34823, -117.94542
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The Angeles National Forest, and its neighboring areas, encompass most of the San Gabriel Mountain range. It is home to trad, sport climbing and bouldering venues. Elevations rise to 10,000 feet at the summit of Mount San Antonio, providing a scenic alpine-like setting with ideal summer conditions for Southern California's ever-growing climbing population.

Some routes here are in designated wilderness areas, where bolting is prohibited. You can find some current information at the Angeles National Forest website.

Getting There Suggest change

Most areas are accessed via the Angeles Crest Highway (SR 2) at the city of La Canada Flintridge from the west.

  •  Access from San Bernardino County from the east is currently unavailable due to the closure of the Angeles Crest Highway west of Wrightwood.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Angeles National Forest

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0 4
 110
Thin Crack
Boulder
V3 6A
 86
The Fang [Not Recommended]
Boulder
V4 6B
 73
B1 Traverse
Boulder
V5- 6C
 82
The Fang (Low Start) [Not Recomm…
Boulder
V5 6C
 25
Zacks Roof
Boulder
V5 6C
 16
High Chaparral
Boulder
V7 7A+
 27
The Peanut
Boulder
V9- 7C
 9
Nothing But Sunshine
Boulder
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 10
Being There
Sport 3 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 14
Dream Speed
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 85
The Green Mile
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 13
Ant Line
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 13
Marshall Law
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 6
Carpe Diem
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 7
Law of the Jungle
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Thin Crack Horse Flats > Main Area > Thin Crack Boulder
 110
V0 4 Boulder
The Fang [Not Recommended] Horse Flats > Main Area > X5 Boulder
 86
V3 6A Boulder
B1 Traverse Horse Flats > Main Area > B1 Boulder
 73
V4 6B Boulder
The Fang (Low Start) [Not R… Horse Flats > Main Area > X5 Boulder
 82
V5- 6C Boulder
Zacks Roof Horse Flats > Main Area > X5 Boulder
 25
V5 6C Boulder
High Chaparral Horse Flats > Main Area > High Chaparral Boulder
 16
V5 6C Boulder
The Peanut Horse Flats > Main Area > Peanut Boulder
 27
V7 7A+ Boulder
Nothing But Sunshine Horse Flats > Main Area > Peanut Boulder
 9
V9- 7C Boulder
Being There Williamson Rock > Eagles Roost Buttress
 10
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport 3 pitches
Dream Speed Williamson Rock > London Wall
 14
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
The Green Mile Texas Canyon > Egg
 85
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Ant Line Horse Flats > Top Rope Wall
 13
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Marshall Law Texas Canyon > Egg
 13
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Carpe Diem Williamson Rock > Waterfall Wall
 6
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Law of the Jungle Acton Crags > Electromagnetic Crag
 7
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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