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Elevation: 5,634 ft
GPS: 45.6053, -110.91582
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Shared By: Matt Wenger on May 8, 2020
Admins: GRK, Zach Wahrer

Description Suggest change

This is the most frequently visited part of Bear Canyon. A short approach, comfortably spaced bolts, good rock quality, soft grades, and the pleasant babbling creek below you make this a very enjoyable location. However, it can get very busy and crowded up here on evenings/weekends due to all of these factors. Most cliffs and routes are west facing.

Getting There Suggest change

Hike up the two track trail past the gate for about 10 minutes. The Bear Canyon ski hill on your right is private land. After a camp spot with lots of stacked rocks, look for a small trail on your left. Cross the creek on a large log and you should be right near the climbs.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Lower Bear Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 88
Batman
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 84
Skin Diver
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 80
Robin
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 73
Sea Bucket
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 49
Under the Tree
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 29
Martian Titties
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 83
Under the Sea
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 47
Coral Crimper
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 37
Snorkeling in the Sink
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 36
Two Minutes in Heaven
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 41
Left Prow
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 133
Ignition
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 17
Twilight Chainsaw
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 20
Super Jesus
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 5
Without a Hat
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Batman Batman & Robin Slab
 88
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Skin Diver Under The Sea Wall
 84
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Robin Batman & Robin Slab
 80
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Sea Bucket Under The Sea Wall
 73
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Under the Tree Under The Sea Wall
 49
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Martian Titties Boundary Line Fin
 29
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Under the Sea Under The Sea Wall
 83
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Coral Crimper Under The Sea Wall
 47
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Snorkeling in the Sink Under The Sea Wall
 37
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Two Minutes in Heaven Under The Sea Wall
 36
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Left Prow Batman & Robin Slab
 41
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Ignition Prow
 133
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Twilight Chainsaw Boundary Line Fin
 17
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Super Jesus Upper Prow
 20
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Without a Hat Boundary Line Fin
 5
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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