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Hidden Valley Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 3,800'
Location: 34.66535, -116.98738 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Hidden Valley is a wind protected upper valley just South of Bighorn Buttress on the same ridge. There are three walls here that form an amphitheater that overlooks the main area.

Getting There 

Same approach as Bighorn Buttress. The entrance is at the start of Drunken Midget Wrestling. Its a steep scramble to gain the top. Approach shoes are highly recommended. Larger packs make the scramble harder.

There is also a tunnel that goes through the North Wall that opens up to the gully on the left side of Bighorn Buttress. You can scramble up through there and squeeze through the small tunnel to get into the upper valley.

Climbing Season

For the New Jack City area.

Weather station 16.3 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',5],['5.11',6],['5.12',3],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Hidden Valley

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hidden Valley:
Technically Inept   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   North Wall
Idiots at Happy Hour   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   West Wall
Waiting For Anarchy   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   West Wall
Nervous Breakdown   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   South Wall
Power Grab   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   South Wall
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Featured Route For Hidden Valley
Rock Climbing Photo: Brent Ware clipping, on Waiting For Anarchy

Waiting For Anarchy 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  California : High Desert : ... : West Wall
Excellent rock quality. Anchors are about 8 feet back from the top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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