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Canyon Crest Road Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.2086, -118.163 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Tristan Burnham on Aug 31, 2011
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This boulder is about 12ft tall. The boulder has 2 V1's and a few other harder routes too. It was really chalked up when I found it, but still covered in spider webs. It looks like it is pretty easy with tons of jugs, but when you have good hands the feet suck so the routes are a little tricky. The top out is pretty rounded and slopey so it makes the last moves a little bit more exciting. And there is a easy walkoff on the backside.

Getting There 

You can approach this 2 ways. From the JPL parking lot walk 3/4 mile then turn right up the first stream. Then hike about another 1/2 mile crossing the stream several times and then you’ll see the boulder on the left side.

Or the lazy way, exit the 210 at Windsor, Right on Woodbury, Left up Lincoln, then turn left on Canyon Crest. Go about a 1/2 mile and park in a small turn out on the left or right. Then walk down into the canyon and downstream for 30 seconds and you’ll see the boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Angeles National Forest area.

Weather station 2.3 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Canyon Crest Road Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Canyon Crest Road Boulder:
Clayface   V2 5+     Boulder, 12'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Sit start

Clayface V2 5+  California : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Canyon Crest Road Boulder
The problem begins as a two hand sit start. The crux is performing the first two moves. The lack of good foot holds forces a series of quick powerful moves. The key to climbing this problem is having your feet in the right position before going for the first move....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Canyon Crest Road Boulder
Canyon Crest Road Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: A close up of the route
A close up of the route
Rock Climbing Photo: The left arete route
The left arete route
Rock Climbing Photo: The center V1
The center V1
Rock Climbing Photo: The Canyon Crest Boulder
The Canyon Crest Boulder

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By Tom Beckley
From: Arcadia, CA
Jan 9, 2014
Also a fun traverse and V1+ up the center over the nose
By Aaron Wilkins
Jan 27, 2015
possible new route starting at clayface, moving up and right. Reach for a long right hand into the diagonal crack. now find non-existant feet to top out further right either directly by the large tree or continuing to traverse and top out in between the two fallen trees. possible V5

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