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Flintstone Rock

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Oona Kuma S 
Oona Kuma Direct S,TR 
Pigeon Tunnel TR 
Quarry, The S,TR 
Yabba Dabba Dudes S,TR 

Flintstone Rock Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.88124, -121.98656 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, M.Morley, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Adam Stackhouse, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Salamanizer on Jan 29, 2013
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Description 

Flintstone Rock can be a great place for lunch if you're climbing in the Pine Cliffs area, as you can often find shelter from the blistering east bay sun under it's large overhang. Because of the fragile nature of this rock, bring long slings for topropes(20'+), don't climb this area for at least 3 days after a rain storm, and be careful of loose bolts and anchors, as many of them cannot withstand too many serious falls. The rock itself offers a variety of climbing, despite the fact that presently only two climbs have been developed on it. Yabba Dabba Dudes (5.10a) is on a very chossy face that is on a large portion of rock that has cracked off the main cliff. The chimney climb that ascends this crack is the other route, Pigeon Tunnel. To the left of these two routes is an enormous overhung cave with tons of features. I would assume that the difficulty of top-roping this area has served as a barrier against further development.

Getting There 

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Climbing Season

For the Pine Canyon area.

Weather station 2.7 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
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Classic Climbing Routes in Flintstone Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Flintstone Rock:
Yabba Dabba Dudes   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 70'   
Oona Kuma Direct   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 75'   
Oona Kuma   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
The Quarry   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Traversing through the first three bolts before ju...

The Quarry 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  CA : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : Flintstone Rock
The route start on the right side of the cave of Flintstone Rock and traverse left along the lip of the cave. After third bolt the line jumps on the headwall following a series of pockets and crimps. Cruxes are gaining the head wall and at the very top right before gaining some juggy huecos on technical moves before reaching the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Flintstone Rock set up
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BETA PHOTO: Topo of Flinstone.

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By Draytonator
Jan 7, 2014
Hey whats the route to the left of the big cave? i noticed bolts running along the lip of the cave and topping out... as well as glue-ins at the top... its not listed here on MP though, any beta?