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Crack House, The Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,811'
Location: 38.26965, -120.0088 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Brian Quiter on Sep 30, 2002
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Description 

About 100' tall, Crack house features 5 near-vertical crack climbs on its front and two overhanging projects around to the right. The rock is granite, and tends towards sharp edges, so be careful with the rope! Also, there's still loose stuff on the crag, so a helmet is a good idea for the belayer and even

Getting There 

Upon reaching Potter's rock, follow the trail along the base of the crag for about 100 yards until it starts countouring uphill between "Hope on a Rope" and "Hell Nino". At this point there will be a faint leaf-filled trail head left from the base trail. Follow this for about 500 yards along the contour of the hill and you will see a BIG dead tree at the base of a cliff. You're here. On the right side of the tree are the two projects, and the left are the established climbs.

Climbing Season

For the Sonora Pass Highway (108) area.

Weather station 16.3 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Toxic Residue 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  California : Sonora Pass Highway (108) : ... : Crack House, The
This route ascends the largest flake system in the middle of the front of The Crack House. There is also a large bush set about 50 feet off the ground that you will have to contend with when you get to it. There are several techniques that will get you up this strenuous route, however none are pretty. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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