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Planet of the Apes

5.11a, TR, 70 ft,  Avg: 3.1 from 95 votes
FA: unknown
California > Los Angeles Basin > Santa Monica Mo… > Malibu Creek SP > Planet of the Apes Wall


The classic line on the wall. Good, consistent climbing throughout on pockets and jugs. Climbs up an obvious line in the center of the wall leading to a crack, then ventures out left about halfway up on big jugs. The grades on this wall seem to be much less inflated than the rest of the park.


Dead center of the wall under an obvious crack. Once you get to the jugs follow the path of least resistance.


Toprope only, various anchors exist up top, bring some static line or long slings.

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Garrett. Ape index.
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People setting up for a day of gang bang toproping
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[Hide Comment] An amazing climb. Some stemming up to jugs and then some small two finger pockets and crimps to the finish. Jan 19, 2012
Pink Thunder
Sacramento, CA
[Hide Comment] What is this "toprope only" crap? Bolt the line. Oct 8, 2017
Jeff Lee11
Thousand Oaks, CA
[Hide Comment] @Pink Thunder - The wall has been limited to top roping according to the description here Oct 23, 2017