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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 / 32 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 41
Eagle Peak 4 / 42 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 45
El Cajon Mountain 25 / 47 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 60
La Jolla 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Lawson Peak 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
McCain Valley 12 / 8 / 2 / 33 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 51
Mission Gorge 80 / 51 / 55 / 15 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 175
Otay 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Santee Boulders 23 / 2 / 25 / 80 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 114
UCSD Buildering 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Valley of the Moon 9 / 19 / 0 / 9 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 36

Description

The area basically south of Highway 52 that somewhat divides the county.
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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
The Ramp
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
The Tower
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Turkey Chute
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
As the Crow Flies
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Shadowfax
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sam I Am
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Crack of Dust
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Craig's Crack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Mission Control
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Meteor
Sport 4 pitches
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Suzie's Wild Ride
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Leonids
Sport 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Karmic Relief
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Orange Sunshine
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Triton Tower
Sport 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Ramp Mission Gorge > Lunch Rock 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
The Tower Mission Gorge > Limbo Area 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Turkey Chute Mission Gorge > Limbo Area 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
As the Crow Flies Mission Gorge > Limbo Area 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Shadowfax Mission Gorge > Middle Earth 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Sam I Am Mission Gorge > Middle Earth 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Crack of Dust Mission Gorge > Main Wall 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Craig's Crack Mission Gorge > Limbo Area 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Mission Control Mission Gorge > Lunch Rock 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Meteor El Cajon Mtn > Left Wall 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 4 pitches
Suzie's Wild Ride Mission Gorge > Main Wall 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Leonids El Cajon Mtn > Left Wall 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 3 pitches
Karmic Relief Mission Gorge > Middle Earth 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Orange Sunshine Mission Gorge > Middle Earth 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Triton Tower El Cajon Mtn > Left Wall 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport 3 pitches
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Thomas Claiborne
San Diego
Thomas Claiborne   San Diego
I'm based out of here for the season working for the forest service and am looking for a partner on weekends and late afternoons?

Can sport up to 5.10d and trad 5.10a/b. Have a rope and some draws and would love to hit up the area? Mar 22, 2017

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