Elevation: 6,539 ft
GPS: 34.195, -117.089 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: C Miller on Oct 8, 2010
Admins: C Miller, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description

High on a hillside above the town of Running Springs is this sixty foot high, west-facing formation with a nice selection of routes from 5.5 to 5.12 on clean, compact granite offering year-round climbing provided snow levels aren't too high. With it's westerly aspect this area can get really hot making it ideal for summer mornings or spring and fall afternoons. Watch out for rattlesnakes in the area as they're commonly seen when it's warm.

Twin Cracks (5.8), Small Wooden Babies (5.9), Ventana (5.10a), Hot for Teacher (5.10d) and Aswad (5.12b) are all recommended routes for the area.

Several other small formations and some bouldering are also found in the immediate vicinity.

Getting There

Midway between the town of Running Springs and Keller Peak Road make a turn onto Running Springs School Road and follow it for 0.8 miles to a trailhead on the left with a "San Bernardino Mountains Land Trust - Coyote Rock" sign.

Park and follow the old road for 10-15 minutes to the base of the rock.

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