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Elevation: 6,632 ft 2,021 m
GPS: 34.17157, -116.84591
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Shared By: C Miller on Jul 30, 2014
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Warning Access Issue: Partial closure on Hwy 38 due to storm damage. DetailsDrop down

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This details all of the various crags along Highway 38 from Mentone to Big Bear with Angelus Oaks being the only town and amenities along the way.

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

  • The various crags along Hwy 38 have been placed in the order they are encountered driving up Hwy 38 from the bottom.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Highway 38 Crags

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 13
Tasting Colors
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
Albatraoz
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 73
King Under the Mountain
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 12
Negative Reinforcement
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 6
Monkey Face
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 7
Dark Ritual
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 14
Positive Reinforcement
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 5
Diving Falcon
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 7
Force of Will
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 52
The Expedition
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 77
Delusions
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 13
Lightning Strike
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 39
Groove Dynamics
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 7
Perfected Mindset
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 7
Fuel Injected
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tasting Colors (c) Monkeyface… > Alcove > Alcove Left
 13
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Albatraoz (c) Monkeyface… > Alcove > Alcove Left
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
King Under the Mountain (d) Frustration… > Lower Tier > Lower Tier (Left Side)
 73
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Negative Reinforcement (c) Monkeyface… > Secret Passage
 12
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Monkey Face (c) Monkeyface… > Monkey Face
 6
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Dark Ritual (c) Monkeyface… > Monkey Face
 7
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Positive Reinforcement (c) Monkeyface… > Secret Passage
 14
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Diving Falcon (c) Monkeyface… > Secret Passage
 5
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Force of Will (c) Monkeyface… > Monkey Face
 7
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
The Expedition (d) Frustration… > Lower Tier > Lower Tier (Left Side)
 52
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Delusions (d) Frustration… > Upper Tier
 77
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Lightning Strike (d) Frustration… > Headwall
 13
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Groove Dynamics (d) Frustration… > Upper Tier
 39
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Perfected Mindset (c) Monkeyface… > Secret Passage
 7
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
Fuel Injected (d) Frustration… > Upper Tier
 7
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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