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Port Royal

California > Los Angeles Basin > Angeles Nationa… > Texas Canyon

Description

Port Royal was a haven for the Pirates and Buccaneers of the 17th century Spanish Main. This outcrop hosts steep pocketed and featured sport routes, albeit "crunchy" due to lack of traffic. While relatively short and thuggish to access Port Royal is an excellent summer destination or modern day haven from the hustle and crowds in the First Corridor, as it is shady most of the day, in a grassy glade.

Getting There

Follow the main trail.

Routes from Left to Right

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 1
Captain Morgan's Pair It.
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 2
Parrot Head
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Captain Morgan's Pair It.
 1
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Parrot Head
 2
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport

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Argh...you best bring your big guns!
[Hide Photo] Argh...you best bring your big guns!
Lauri climbing Parrot Head
[Hide Photo] Lauri climbing Parrot Head
Capt. Morgan
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Picking pockets at Port Royal.
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Port Royal...circa 1690s.
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Port Royal.
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Sean Haynes
Los Angeles
[Hide Comment] Is this the farthest route on the wall? I believe I climbed this today but can't find a definitive answer.. I believe there were four or five total bolted lines on this wall. Nov 8, 2015
Benjamin Chapman
Small Town, USA
[Hide Comment] Sean...this is a new area with only two routes on the wall. A 5.8+ and a 5.10d.

Sorry for any consternation fellas, but this nice, shady, grassy location is off the beaten path and the location will require some exploration on your part, as to preserve its serene charm away from the sport climbing masses. Good luck and happy hunting. Nov 8, 2015
Jim H
Pasadena, CA
[Hide Comment] Where is this? The location comments aren't enough to find it. Thank you for any help. Aug 11, 2016