Elevation: 6,079 ft
GPS: 36.571, -118.777 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 3,350 total · 49/month
Shared By: Wydaho Climber on Mar 25, 2016
Admins: Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Vicki Schwantes, Justin Johnsen
Access Issue: Always check SEKI road conditions and peregrine closures Details

Description

West facing wall gets am shade and pm sun. Good rock quality, though usually lichen covered, with mostly slab and a couple short cracks. The route Wow has some nice finger crack and the route Unknown has a good but short hand crack.

A short distance away from the Sunset Rock Trail makes this a quiet area. Must build your own anchor with big & medium gear in a horizontal crack above the slab. Good place to TR or lead. As of 03/2016, all lead bolts are in good condition. The 4 routes on the far right side of the wall can be TR'ed off the same anchor (#2 to #4, and/or hexes in a horizontal)

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"All of the routes were put up in the early 90’s by Jeff Scheuerell and/or his friends when they worked in the park."
Thanks Jeff & friends. It's a neat little wall, suitable for TR'ing w/ beginners, or dialing in some SEKI slab leads. The protection bolts are placed well and some may call it slightly runout, welcome to SEKI. The downhill approach gully to skiers left is light bushwacking w/ loose rock down a bit of 4th/5th class, so most prefer to rap in. A 70m rope works best to TR all routes.

Could combine a visit to this area with the Eli's Paradise bouldering area, as it is a short ways away.

Getting There

Park at the Giant Forest Museum and hike out the Sunset Rock Trail for a mile. The trail to Sunset Rock proper ends at 1.7 miles and the sunset is way better from Moro Rock. After the mile, you'll see a meadow with large boulders in it on your right. This is Eli's Paradise bouldering area. Hike past the meadow, on trail, for 50’-100' and take a left off trail. Walk off-trail through the duff covered forest for 2-4 minutes, trending a bit right and you'll arrive at a clearing. At the clearing, trend downhill and left and look for the tall pine tree out near the edge of the slab. Below the pine tree rests 2 boulders with a little hallway in-between them. Through this little hallway is the horizontal crack for anchor building. Approach time 20 mins.

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