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Routes in El Cariso - Misc Problems

1st Problem V4+ 6B+
5.7 Finger crack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
A Bachelor No More S,TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Another fun crack V0 4
Big Day At Pink House V4+ 6B+
Burn Victim V0-1 4+
Castration V3-4 6A+
El Chorizo V4 6B
Foot Loose V3 6A
Girl in the Curl V1 T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b V-easy 3
Goomba V2-3 5+
Her Scar V1 5
Kat, The V2-3 5+
Left mini arete V1-2 5
Lost and Losing V7 7A+
Mohawk Kid V1- 5-
Moose Knuckle V4 6B
Nice Warm Up V-easy 3
Not So Tight Squeeze V2-3 5+
Off Camber V5 6C
Pip-Boy 3000 V4 6B
Pipe Around V3-4 6A+
Pipe Down V4+ 6B+
Pizza Face V1+ 5
Shin Splints V2 5+
Slim Jim S,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Switch Hitter V5 6C
Switchfoot V4 6B
Un-named 5.9 Slab 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a V3 6A
War for the Sit V5 6C
Washed Out V6 7A
another warm up V0-1 4+
el diente V3- 6A
no shoots just ladders V-easy 3
short off width V-easy 3
slabby face S,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
unknown slab S,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
unnamed S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V1 5
warm up crack V0-1 4+


This is a holding page for miscellaneous routes at El Cariso, until individual area or boulder pages are added.
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I have sorted the routes left to right, the left most route are nearest the car and the first problems you will encounter. The right most climbs are toward the end of the trail. The unsorted routes are the routes on the other hill to the west again the first climbs are closer to the car.

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I was here this afternoon (4/23/17) and also caught the attention of a cop and some firefighters who told us not to enter this area via the gate. They were really cool about it and told us to use an alternate path about 100' down the road since they would be liable if we got hurt entering via their property.

GPS coordinates for the alternate path are 33.646703,-117.443247

Me and a couple friends spent the morning here trying out a few of the easier routes and had a blast. There are shrubs pretty much everywhere so wear long pants or be prepared to leave with more than a few scratches. I got the GPS coordinates for a handful of routes and will be adding them to the individual pages. Apr 23, 2017
Decided to finally make it out here to boulder today. Right as were leaving the dirt turn out where we parked we caught the attention of the Rangers/Fire fighters at the station that the trail now "goes through". After explaining to them what we were there to do (they were confused because apparantly NOBODY climbs out there) they told us they were cool with us exploring and trying some boulders but we were NOT to approach them by walking up the service road towards the electrical equipment that the original post says is the approach. They told to find a wash or small trial that runs perpendicular to the service road and to basically stay as far away as possible from any type of man-made structure. Fun boulders and even more unfound potential. Apr 15, 2017
Hey Robbie, I looked up your GPS coordinates on Google Maps and was wondering if this looked correct.

Alternate Path Image

I was under the impression that the boulder area is located where I circled in black. If this is true, how does the alternate trail get to the boulder area without cutting through or getting close to the man-made structures?

Anyone who is familiar with the area, it'd be really helpful if someone could chart out the path to the boulder area on this map image and upload it so it's easier to find. Oct 23, 2017

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