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Bigfoot Shuffle S 
Bigfoot Shuffle extended S 
Bigfoot's Back Door S 
Hairy Palms S 
Malodorous Toes T 
Size 11 S,TR 
Size 12 S,TR 
Sphincter Crack T 

Bigfoot Mating Grotto Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,135'
Location: 40.85341, -123.71084 View Map  Incorrect?
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Immediately northeast of the Pinch Me Wall is the backside of the Bigfoot Mating Grotto. Routes are located on the northern side of the rock. To access the base, hike around either side of the rock.

Getting There 

Hike down to Easily Amused on the Pinch Me Wall then hike an overgrown trail around either side of the rock.

Hike around the east side for Bigfoot Shuffle and Hairy Palms
Hike around the west side for Bigfoot's Back Door, Size 11, and Size 12

Climbing Season

For the Land of the Lost area.

Weather station 6.8 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Bigfoot Mating Grotto

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bigfoot Mating Grotto:
Bigfoot Shuffle   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
Bigfoot's Back Door   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Hairy Palms   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Bigfoot Mating Grotto
Rock Climbing Photo: The short but powerful crux. So good!

Size 12 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  California : Redwood Coast : ... : Bigfoot Mating Grotto
The northwest tower of Bigfoot Mating Grotto holds this beautiful bolted overhanging arete. Size 12 starts at the leftward steep bulge (10 feet left of the bulge start to Bigfoot's Back Door and "Size 11"). Stand on a block and reach up to clip the first bolt and step down off the block for the exciting direct start off of the triangle hold (V6+). The bouldery crux is harder than that of Snagger, but shorter with less commitment. At the third bolt, Size 12 and Size 11 converge. Con...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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