Elevation: 6,745 ft
GPS: 34.255, -116.936 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: C Miller on Jul 30, 2014
Admins: C Miller, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Vicki Schwantes, Justin Johnsen

Description

This details all of the various crags centered around Big Bear Lake, the largest town in the area. Due to the size and complexity of the area it has been broken into two separate areas - Big Bear North and Big Bear South.

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Please see the individual area pages for more detailed approach information.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Big Bear Lake Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 212
Gold Standard
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 351
Bye Crackie
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 369
Coyotes at Sunset
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 75
Aurora Borealis
Trad, Alpine
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 142
Ricochet
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 81
Vertical Epic
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 237
Powder Keg
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 318
Pistol Pete
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 84
Tombstone Shadow
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 178
Lost Orbit
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 103
Mighty Quinn
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 176
Doc's Holiday
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 236
Coyotes in the Henhouse
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 112
Long Arm of The Law
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 100
The Incinerator
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Gold Standard Big Bear North > … > Central Pinnacles > Gold Wall
 212
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Bye Crackie Big Bear North > … > Central Pinnacles > Coyote Crag
 351
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Coyotes at Sunset Big Bear North > … > Central Pinnacles > Coyote Crag
 369
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Aurora Borealis Big Bear South > … > Black Bluff - N… > Black Bluff - N Face…
 75
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine
Ricochet Big Bear North > … > Central Pinnacles > Pistol Whipped Wall
 142
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Vertical Epic Big Bear North > … > Pinnacles North > Stone Wall
 81
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Powder Keg Big Bear North > … > Motherlode Rock > Motherlode Rock - N Face
 237
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Pistol Pete Big Bear North > … > Central Pinnacles > Doc Holliday Wall
 318
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Tombstone Shadow Big Bear North > … > Central Pinnacles > Tombstone Pit
 84
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Lost Orbit Big Bear North > … > Lost Orbit Rock… > Lost Orbit Rock - E F…
 178
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Mighty Quinn Big Bear North > … > Motherlode Rock > Motherlode Rock - W Face
 103
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Doc's Holiday Big Bear North > … > Central Pinnacles > Doc Holliday Wall
 176
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Coyotes in the Henhouse Big Bear North > … > Central Pinnacles > Claim Jumper Wall
 236
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Long Arm of The Law Big Bear North > … > Motherlode Rock > Motherlode Rock - W Face
 112
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
The Incinerator Big Bear North > … > Central Pinnacles > Incinerator Wall
 100
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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