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Caprica

California > High Desert > Barstow Area > New Jack City > Entrance Area Crags

Description

A shady, easy access wall with a LOT of features. From small to large huecos, pockets, slopers, edges, and solid "New Jack slab". The rock quality is excellent. One of the few spots outside of the west canyon that has the perfect red patina. Varied climbing from face, slab, huecos, a finger crack, and some hand jams.

Getting There

From just north of the kiosk parking for The Land That Time Forgot, in a small turnout by the trail to White Streak Face. Take the path about 50 yards and aim toward the North facing dome-like looking crag.

Routes from Left to Right

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 9
Gaius
Sport, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 9
Number Six
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 19
Apollo
Sport, TR
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 14
Husker
Trad, TR
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 16
Starbuck
Sport, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Gaius
 9
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport, TR
Number Six
 9
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Apollo
 19
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport, TR
Husker
 14
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, TR
Starbuck
 16
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Sport, TR

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View from the little camp ground in front of Caprica Wall
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Tara Lusher
Vista
[Hide Comment] Caprica is a favorite. It is not in the guide book, and I believe there is some confusion on MP regarding which routes are which. There are four bolted sport climbs, two on the right side when looking at the photo, and two on the left side. Oct 28, 2019
Tara Lusher
Vista
[Hide Comment] BEWARE: this crag is being pillaged for hardware. The anchor for Gaius is missing. The third bolt on number six is missing. All but one bolt on Apollo are missing. Also, one of the shuts on the mussy hook anchors for Apollo, Starbuck and Husker is broken off. Aug 20, 2020