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Areas in Highway 38 Crags

8000 Foot Crag 1 / 12 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 14
Frustration Creek 3 / 62 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 66
Mill Creek Wash Bouldering 0 / 0 / 0 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Mountain Home Creek 3 / 11 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 14
Onyx Summit Crag 2 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Thurman Flat (Sport Boulder) 0 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7

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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 along the way.

Getting There [Edit]

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

115 Total Climbs

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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.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 41
The Fourth Wise Man
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 43
Good Girls
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 54
The Dead Terrorist
Sport 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 34
Super Soul Slab
Sport 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 19
Great White Bighorn
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 17
90's Chick
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 13
Schizophrenic Slab
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 26
King Under the Mountain
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 23
Out of Sight
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 37
Unnatural Act
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 21
The Expedition
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 44
Delusions
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 9
Lightning Strike
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 21
Groove Dynamics
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 3
Taxidermy
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Fourth Wise Man Frustration Creek > Lower Tier > Lower Tier (Left Side)
 41
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Good Girls Frustration Creek > Upper Tier
 43
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
The Dead Terrorist Frustration Creek > Lower Tier > Lower Tier (Left Side)
 54
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Super Soul Slab Frustration Creek > Lower Tier > Lower Tier (Left Side)
 34
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 3 pitches
Great White Bighorn Frustration Creek > Middle Tier > Middle Tier (Right Side)
 19
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
90's Chick Frustration Creek > Middle Tier > Middle Tier (Right Side)
 17
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Schizophrenic Slab Frustration Creek > Overhead Wall
 13
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
King Under the Mountain Frustration Creek > Lower Tier > Lower Tier (Left Side)
 26
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Out of Sight 8000 Foot Crag > Left Side
 23
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Unnatural Act Frustration Creek > Lower Tier > Lower Tier (Left Side)
 37
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
The Expedition Frustration Creek > Lower Tier > Lower Tier (Left Side)
 21
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Delusions Frustration Creek > Upper Tier
 44
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Lightning Strike Frustration Creek > Headwall
 9
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Groove Dynamics Frustration Creek > Upper Tier
 21
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Taxidermy Frustration Creek > Upper Tier
 3
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
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Boulder, CO
James Cranston   Boulder, CO
How are grades here compared to some other sport climbing crags? Mar 25, 2015

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