Elevation: 7,647 ft
GPS: 34.224, -116.97 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: C Miller on Jul 30, 2014
Admins: C Miller, M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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This details all of the various crags centered around the southern side of Big Bear Lake, the largest town in the area.

Getting There

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

172 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Big Bear South

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 36
The Sphynx
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 45
Scratch and Sniff
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 47
Black Tower Crack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 32
Crossbow
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 38
The Turret
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 53
Black Bart
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 74
Aurora Borealis
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 52
Ball and Chain
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 52
Knightline
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 32
Social D
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 29
Shooting Star
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 20
Castle Crack
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 19
The Roofs
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 13
Trout Fishing in America
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 8
King Of The Castle
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Sphynx Highway 18 Crags > … > Castle Rock > Castle Rock - Southwe…
 36
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Scratch and Sniff Mill Creek Rd Area > … > Black Bluff - N… > Black Bluff - N Face…
 45
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Black Tower Crack Highway 18 Crags > … > Castle Rock > Castle Rock - E Face
 47
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Crossbow Highway 18 Crags > … > Castle Rock > Castle Rock - Southea…
 32
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
The Turret Highway 18 Crags > … > Castle Rock > Castle Rock - Southwe…
 38
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Black Bart Mill Creek Rd Area > … > Black Bluff - N… > Black Bluff - N Face…
 53
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Aurora Borealis Mill Creek Rd Area > … > Black Bluff - N… > Black Bluff - N Face…
 74
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Ball and Chain Highway 18 Crags > … > Castle Rock > Castle Rock - Southwe…
 52
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Knightline Highway 18 Crags > … > Castle Rock > Castle Rock - Southea…
 52
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad
Social D Mill Creek Rd Area > … > Black Bluff - N… > Black Bluff - N Face…
 32
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Shooting Star Mill Creek Rd Area > … > Black Bluff - N… > Black Bluff - N Face…
 29
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Castle Crack Highway 18 Crags > … > Castle Rock > Castle Rock - S Face
 20
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
The Roofs Highway 18 Crags > … > Castle Rock > Castle Rock - S Face
 19
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Trout Fishing in America Highway 18 Crags > … > Fisherman's But… > Fisherman's Buttress…
 13
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
King Of The Castle Highway 18 Crags > … > Castle Rock > Castle Rock - S Face
 8
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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