Elevation: 6,610 ft
GPS: 34.34823, -117.94542
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Description

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

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
 109
Thin Crack
Boulder
V2 5+
 99
Swiss Cheese
Boulder
V2 5+
 79
Thin Face
Boulder
V3 6A
 84
The Fang [Not Recommended]
Boulder
V4 6B
 71
B1 Traverse
Boulder
V5- 6C
 80
The Fang (Low Start) [Not Recomm…
Boulder
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 66
Humpty Dumpty
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 89
Cascada
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 43
Buzz Worthy
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 74
Sophie's Choice
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 67
Itsy Bitsy Spider (climbed up th…
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 65
Slotterhouse
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 53
Boneyard
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 65
Before The Storm
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 72
The Green Mile
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Thin Crack Horse Flats > Main Area > Thin Crack Boulder
 109
V0 4 Boulder
Swiss Cheese Horse Flats > Main Area > Swiss Cheese Boulder
 99
V2 5+ Boulder
Thin Face Horse Flats > Main Area > B1 Boulder
 79
V2 5+ Boulder
The Fang [Not Recommended] Horse Flats > Main Area > X5 Boulder
 84
V3 6A Boulder
B1 Traverse Horse Flats > Main Area > B1 Boulder
 71
V4 6B Boulder
The Fang (Low Start) [Not R… Horse Flats > Main Area > X5 Boulder
 80
V5- 6C Boulder
Humpty Dumpty Texas Canyon > Diner
 66
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Cascada Texas Canyon > First Corridor
 89
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Buzz Worthy Texas Canyon > N Dallas 40
 43
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Sophie's Choice Texas Canyon > First Corridor
 74
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Itsy Bitsy Spider (climbed… Texas Canyon > First Corridor
 67
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Slotterhouse Texas Canyon > Egg
 65
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Boneyard Texas Canyon > Egg
 53
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Before The Storm Texas Canyon > First Corridor
 65
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
The Green Mile Texas Canyon > Egg
 72
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
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