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Areas in South San Diego County

Bonita 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Corte Madera 4 / 31 / 8 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 34
Descanso Wall 2 / 5 / 4 / 33 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 42
Eagle Peak 4 / 44 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 47
El Cajon Mountain 25 / 52 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 65
La Jolla 0 / 0 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Lawson Peak 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
McCain Valley 12 / 8 / 2 / 33 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 51
Mission Gorge 83 / 52 / 55 / 15 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 179
Otay 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Santee Boulders 24 / 2 / 25 / 81 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 115
UCSD Buildering 1 / 0 / 2 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Valley of the Moon 16 / 31 / 0 / 9 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 55
Elevation: 618 ft
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Shared By: Adam Stackhouse on May 18, 2016
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Description

The area basically south of Highway 52 that somewhat divides the county.

Getting There

Major highways in this area are Highway 15 north and south and Highways 52, and 8 that run roughly east and west.

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Classic Climbing Routes at South San Diego County

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 157
The Ramp
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 184
The Tower
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 112
Turkey Chute
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 151
As the Crow Flies
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 91
Shadowfax
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 111
Crack of Dust
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 75
Craig's Crack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 171
Mission Control
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 84
Meteor
Sport 4 pitches
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 178
Suzie's Wild Ride
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 226
Leonids
Sport 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 81
Karmic Relief
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 62
Sunset Streaks
Sport 5 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 82
Orange Sunshine
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 61
Triton Tower
Sport 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Ramp Mission Gorge > Lunch Rock
 157
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
The Tower Mission Gorge > Limbo Area
 184
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Turkey Chute Mission Gorge > Limbo Area
 112
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
As the Crow Flies Mission Gorge > Limbo Area
 151
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Shadowfax Mission Gorge > Middle Earth
 91
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Crack of Dust Mission Gorge > Main Wall
 111
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Craig's Crack Mission Gorge > Limbo Area
 75
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Mission Control Mission Gorge > Lunch Rock
 171
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Meteor El Cajon Mtn > Wedge > Left Wall
 84
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 4 pitches
Suzie's Wild Ride Mission Gorge > Main Wall
 178
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Leonids El Cajon Mtn > Wedge > Left Wall
 226
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 3 pitches
Karmic Relief Mission Gorge > Middle Earth
 81
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Sunset Streaks Corte Madera > Main Wall
 62
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 5 pitches
Orange Sunshine Mission Gorge > Middle Earth
 82
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Triton Tower El Cajon Mtn > Wedge > Triton Tower
 61
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport 3 pitches
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