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Areas in Cap Rock Area

Beaver Boulder 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 3
Cap Rock 25 / 1 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 29
John Yablonski Rock 6 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Molar, The 6 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Polar Boulder Crag 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Rabbit Warren 4 / 2 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Wally World 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Elevation: 4,200 ft
GPS: 33.99, -116.163 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: C Miller on Aug 26, 2008
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Description

Covers the large mass of Cap Rock as well as smaller satellite crags which lie off the nature trail. Lots of quality crack and face routes from 5.2 to 5.13 all with an easy approach from the car.

Getting There

Take the road that leads to Key's View and park in the large lot below the south face of Cap Rock. Check the individual crags for more detailed approach information. Plan on 1-10 minutes for the approach depending upon the area.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Cap Rock Area

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5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
 35
Circus
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5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 72
False Lieback
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 90
Catch A Falling Star
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 16
False Prophet
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
Bush Eviction
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 16
Space Odyssey
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 21
Slim Pickings
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
 24
Event Horizon
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 11
Meteorite Crack
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5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R
 3
Up 40
Trad
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 10
The Ayatollah
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Circus Cap Rock > Cap Rock - N Face
 35
5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c Trad
False Lieback Cap Rock > Cap Rock - N Face
 72
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad
Catch A Falling Star Cap Rock > Cap Rock - Southeast…
 90
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
False Prophet Cap Rock > Cap Rock - N Face
 16
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Bush Eviction Cap Rock > Cap Rock - N Face
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Space Odyssey Cap Rock > Cap Rock - N Face
 16
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Trad
Slim Pickings Cap Rock > Cap Rock - S Face
 21
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Event Horizon Cap Rock > Cap Rock - N Face
 24
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R Trad
Meteorite Crack John Yablonski Rock
 11
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Up 40 Molar
 3
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R Trad
The Ayatollah Cap Rock > Cap Rock - N Face
 10
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
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Chris Linder actually having to work on a Josh toughy, The Dunce Cap, 5.13

No preplaced draws in this video!


youtube.com/watch?v=12fg5BL… Apr 6, 2010
Looks so good. If Linder is struggling that much, it must be hard. Thanks for forwarding the vid along Adam. Apr 7, 2010
M. Morley
Sacramento, CA
M. Morley   Sacramento, CA  
Great video -- thanks for sharing it, Adam. Apr 7, 2010

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