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Elevation: 1,004 ft 306 m
GPS: 37.65078, -83.72161
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Shared By: e Dixon on Nov 19, 2007 · Updates
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Description Suggest change

The wall is host to a mixture of trad and sport routes. Chica Bonita is a good wall for more moderate climbing, as the routes tend to be vertical slabs rather than overhanging pumpers. Ratings range from 5.8 - 5.11. Some of the routes have not seen a lot of traffic and can be slightly dirty, but the rock is of good quality and should clean up with time.

Getting There Suggest change

From the parking for Bob Marley/Drive-By/Chica, walk back to the main road you came in on. Walk towards the way you drove in, passed the road that immediately goes up (Bob Marley approach), and keep walking. After about ~150ft, take the offshoot road that goes up  the hill, and has a sign saying no driving. Continue up this road to the top of the hill. Here you'll see an old oil pump near a small cliff. There is a sign for Chica Bonita labeling a trail that offshoots from the road. The approach is ~10 minutes. When taking the main path straight to the wall, the first route found is "My Way or The Highway" with "Tiger Lily" and the first few routes accessed from a small offshoot trail before reaching the main wall.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Chica Bonita Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 366
Cheaper Than a Movie
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 306
Ridin' the Short Buzz
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 161
My Way or The Highway
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 626
Brown Eyed Girl
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 141
Motor Booty Pimp Affair
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 151
When Rats Attack
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 247
Baby Blue Eyes
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 124
That's What She Said
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 120
Old English
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 103
Hot Drama Teacher
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 35
She Might be a Liar
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 51
Bessie
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 115
The Dude Abides
Sport
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 58
Fresh off the Bone
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 86
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Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Cheaper Than a Movie
 366
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Ridin' the Short Buzz
 306
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
My Way or The Highway
 161
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Brown Eyed Girl
 626
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Motor Booty Pimp Affair
 141
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
When Rats Attack
 151
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Baby Blue Eyes
 247
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
That's What She Said
 124
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Old English
 120
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Hot Drama Teacher
 103
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
She Might be a Liar
 35
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Bessie
 51
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
The Dude Abides
 115
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Fresh off the Bone
 58
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Sport
[Redacted]
 86
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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Details: This crag has just enough overhang cover to stay mostly dry during a downpour.

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