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Routes in Gorilla Rock

Ant Crack, Left T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Ant Crack, Right T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Gorilla Chimney T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Ko-Ko Box T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: Kevin rivett, David Babich, 1977
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Shared By: Jeff Beckstrand on Jul 1, 2008 with updates from Logan Swartz
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Dirt road winter closures Details


Climb the finger crack and stem (dihedral) to a pretty impressive but easily surmountable roof. Some belay anchors at the top and a rappel station off the backside of Gorilla rock complete the circuit.

A yellow (#2, BD) fits nicely in the lip of the roof.


Standard rack.


San Carlos
anil   San Carlos
Great 5.8 at the Spires. A must do for any traddie. May 21, 2012
N California
grabski   N California
Agreed. Fun climb, and a good one for newer leaders at the grade. Wear pants - the approach can get pretty bush-wacky. Jun 24, 2016
Harrison Laird
Davis, CA
Harrison Laird   Davis, CA
Approach is definitely a good schwack, anchor bolts (3/8 Plated Studs) are in need of replacement, a very nice climb though. Sep 25, 2017

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