Elevation: 6,610 ft
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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
 92
Thin Crack
Boulder
V2 5+
 79
Swiss Cheese
Boulder
V2 5+
 69
Thin Face
Boulder
V3 6A
 67
The Fang
Boulder
V4 6B
 53
B1 Traverse
Boulder
V5- 6C
 62
The Fang (Low Start)
Boulder
V5 6C
 18
Zacks Roof
Boulder
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 53
Humpty Dumpty
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 73
Cascada
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 61
Sophie's Choice
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 56
Itsy Bitsy Spider (climbed up th…
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 55
Slotterhouse
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 43
Boneyard
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 52
Before The Storm
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 55
The Green Mile
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Thin Crack Horse Flats > Main Area > Thin Crack Boulder
 92
V0 4 Boulder
Swiss Cheese Horse Flats > Main Area > Swiss Cheese Boulder
 79
V2 5+ Boulder
Thin Face Horse Flats > Main Area > B1 Boulder
 69
V2 5+ Boulder
The Fang Horse Flats > Main Area > X5 Boulder
 67
V3 6A Boulder
B1 Traverse Horse Flats > Main Area > B1 Boulder
 53
V4 6B Boulder
The Fang (Low Start) Horse Flats > Main Area > X5 Boulder
 62
V5- 6C Boulder
Zacks Roof Horse Flats > Main Area > X5 Boulder
 18
V5 6C Boulder
Humpty Dumpty Texas Canyon > Diner
 53
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Cascada Texas Canyon > First Corridor
 73
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Sophie's Choice Texas Canyon > First Corridor
 61
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Itsy Bitsy Spider (climbed… Texas Canyon > First Corridor
 56
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Slotterhouse Texas Canyon > Egg
 55
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Boneyard Texas Canyon > Egg
 43
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Before The Storm Texas Canyon > First Corridor
 52
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
The Green Mile Texas Canyon > Egg
 55
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
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