The Orc Wall Rock Climbing
|GPS:||34.019, -116.167 Google Map · Climbing Map|
|Shared By:||C Miller on Dec 27, 2009|
|Admins:||C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes|
DescriptionGuarding the mouth of Steve Canyon and facing Sidewinder Rock - West Face is this east-facing wall with half a dozen routes from 5.7 to 5.11b with most 5.10 and easier. The usual descent is via a 60' rappel from bolts atop Candelabra.
The Orc (5.10a), Candelabra (5.10 R/X) and The Troll (5.11b/c) are popular here.
Routes from left to right:
Grand Theft Avocado (5.7)
Candelabra (5.10 R/X)
The Orc (5.10a)
Orc Sighs (5.10c)
The Troll (5.11b/c)
Getting ThereTwo approaches for getting to the mouth of Steve Canyon are as follows:
Approach from the large lot at Hidden Valley Campgound walk along the west face of the Old Woman using a well-worn trail which leads directly to the mouth of Steve Canyon proper.
Park in one of several paved turnouts along Park Blvd. a short distance to the north of the turn into the Hidden Valley CG parking lot and follow a marked trail east to the mouth of Steve Canyon. The west face of Sidewinder Rock and it's distinctive slanting dike system is a good landmark.
Classic Climbing Routes at The Orc Wall
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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