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East Side Rock Climbing 


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Location: 36.4786, -121.1839 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

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The Sisters and The Frog are approached from the Reservoir Area at the terminus of the Bear Gulch trail.

Getting There 

Trailhead begins at the Bear Gulch Trail Parking Lot

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.3 miles from here

123 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',53],['2 Stars',47],['1 Star',17],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',14],['5.7',15],['5.8',13],['5.9',15],['5.10',32],['5.11',20],['5.12',9],['5.13',3],['>=5.14',2],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in East Side

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for East Side:
Center Route   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Sport   The Sisters : First Sister
Portent   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 120'   Discovery Wall
Swallow Crack   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Discovery Wall
Rat Race   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Tourist Trap
Direct Route   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b X     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Monolith
Regular Route   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, 2 pitches, 130'   Monolith
Ordeal   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Discovery Wall
Coyote Ugly   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 150'   Tiburcio's X
The Wet Kiss   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   Discovery Wall
Thrill Hammer   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Tourist Trap
Sound Chaser   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   Upper Crust
Stupendous Man   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Discovery Wall
Jorgie's Crack   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   Discovery Wall
Subterranean Tango   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Monolith
Cantaloupe Death   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Monolith
The Big Pucker   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Discovery Wall
Post Orgasmic Depression   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Monolith
Foreplay   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Monolith
The Verdict (direct)   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Discovery Wall
Feed the Beast   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Monolith
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Rock Climbing Photo: Brian on TR

Auto Cream AKA Sunwheel 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  California : Central Coast : ... : The Back Door
This is the blank-looking face in between the two cracks, "The Gag" and "Mr. Hugh G. Rection". The crux is a very long reach to a bad edge going to the second bolt. The climbing is sustained, and stiff for the grade, but the rock quality is great and the moves are pretty fun....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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