Elevation: 1,934 ft
GPS: 36.47, -121.184 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: thecornyman on Jan 16, 2012
Admins: Aron Quiter, andy patterson, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Description

Good quality rock with a few climbs that range from 5.8 to 5.11. Area gets shade all day and is usually less crowded if you want to get away from the people.

Getting There

Park in eastern parking log. Walk to the reservoir and take climbers' trail up to the wall. Solid sedimentary climbs, well protected, and totally topropable.

9 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Upper Crust

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 32
Organ Grinder
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 23
Me and My Monkey
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 29
Sound Chaser
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 13
Castles Made of Sand
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 18
Relayer
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Organ Grinder
 32
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Me and My Monkey
 23
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Sound Chaser
 29
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Castles Made of Sand
 13
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Relayer
 18
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
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Mike Thielvoldt
San Jose
Mike Thielvoldt   San Jose
I think the list of the routes is in reversed-order. Nodal line is farthest to climber's right. Jan 9, 2018