Description

A small crag that had only four routes until recently. The east face is warm on a sunny day in the winter as is the west face later in the day. Few have climbed here as the approach before the fire was pretty nasty with a lot of Manzanita. Rock is a little sharp as most rock in the Windy Point area is. Some of the new routes have some short sections of grainy stuff but that should go away with a little climbing activity.

Getting There

Approach the same as Dr. Death and Paradox Rock. See SQ II. page 88.

14 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Sphinx

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5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
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Guardian's Edge
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Guardian's Edge
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5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
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Just got out here yesterday for the first time and found it to be a fun area that's nice and warm. There are several good routes with convenient clip-n-lower anchors. Good work and thanks to the FAs! Jan 12, 2010