Elevation: 1,315 ft
GPS: 33.024, -116.997 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: AJ on Mar 14, 2017
Admins: Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Vicki Schwantes, Justin Johnsen

Description

The boulders on the hilltop west of Lake Ramona are enticing from afar but less appealing when you get closer. Mostly a nice destination for a morning hike.

Getting There

Hike 2 1/2 miles to the Lake Ramona dam from the Blue Sky Ecological Reserve parking lot. The first part of the trail is very pretty. The last mile is a bit of a slog up to the top of the dam. From there you'll see the boulders in the distance, on the hillside northwest of the lake.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Lake Ramona

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2 5+
 5
Cartwheel
Boulder
V2 5+
 6
The Arkenstone
Boulder
V5 6C
 4
Technical Difficulty
Boulder
V5 6C
 3
Proprioception
Boulder
V6 7A
 3
Aerial Chariot
Boulder
V6 7A
 3
Sunbeam
Boulder
V7 7A+
 5
Ante Meridiem
Boulder
V7 7A+
 3
Golgotha
Boulder
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
Cataclysm Arete (Right)
TR
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 4
Patina Flake
Trad, TR
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 3
Thin Ice
Trad, TR
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 5
Slacker Cracker
Trad
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
Cataclysm Arete (Left)
TR
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 6
Granite Geek
Trad
5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c
 3
Lifeblood
Trad, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Cartwheel S Slope
 5
V2 5+ Boulder
The Arkenstone Sub-Summit
 6
V2 5+ Boulder
Technical Difficulty S Slope
 4
V5 6C Boulder
Proprioception N Slope
 3
V5 6C Boulder
Aerial Chariot Summit Area
 3
V6 7A Boulder
Sunbeam Summit Area
 3
V6 7A Boulder
Ante Meridiem Summit Area
 5
V7 7A+ Boulder
Golgotha Summit Area
 3
V7 7A+ Boulder
Cataclysm Arete (Right) Summit Area
 6
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a TR
Patina Flake Boulder Row
 4
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, TR
Thin Ice Boulder Row
 3
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, TR
Slacker Cracker Summit Area
 5
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Cataclysm Arete (Left) Summit Area
 4
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c TR
Granite Geek Summit Area
 6
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
Lifeblood Summit Area
 3
5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c Trad, TR
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