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Broken Sword Rock Climbing 


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Location: 32.81314, -116.33603 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Eric72 on Mar 17, 2015
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Looking northeast at the sword.

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Description 

A couple short crack/face climbs but a mostly rounded unmentionable large boulder.. until you come around to the southwest face and spy the gigantic fallen sword/tooth formation begging to be traversed.

Getting There 

From the cottonwood giants parking lot head almost due east towards the giant icecream scoop shaped boulder pile. Go around the north side and head to the largest nearby formation to the northeast. See MP map for topo.

Climbing Season

For the McCain Valley area.

Weather station 5.8 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Looking northeast at the sword.

Sword of Damocles V3-4 6A+  California : San Diego County : ... : Broken Sword
Possibly a bit silly, but the formation begs to be climbed. Start from the tip of the blade/tooth and traverse right all the way up to the lip. Continue around all the way to the right for the mantle top out. Approximately 45-50 feet of heel hooking traversing, far burlier than it appears....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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