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Highway 38 Crags Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.14625, -116.98327 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This details all of the various crags along Highway 38 from Mentone to Big Bear with Angelus Oaks being the only town along the way.

Getting There 

Please see the individual area pages for more detailed approach information.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.5 miles from here

111 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',51],['2 Stars',46],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',6],['5.8',11],['5.9',9],['5.10',34],['5.11',19],['5.12',17],['5.13',4],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',4],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Highway 38 Crags

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Highway 38 Crags:
Hippie Girls   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch   Frustration Creek : Upper Tier
The Fourth Wise Man   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   Frustration Creek : Lower Tier
The Dead Terrorist   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 2 pitches, 150'   Frustration Creek : Lower Tier
Great White Bighorn   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Frustration Creek : Middle Tier
Frankincense   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Frustration Creek : Lower Tier
Good Girls   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Frustration Creek : Upper Tier
Super Soul Slab   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 3 pitches, 210'   Frustration Creek : Lower Tier
90's Chick   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Frustration Creek : Middle Tier
Honey Dipped   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Frustration Creek : Middle Tier
King Under the Mountain   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Frustration Creek : Lower Tier
Schizophrenic Slab   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Frustration Creek : Overhead Wall
Three Kings   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   Frustration Creek : Lower Tier
Unnatural Act   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Frustration Creek : Lower Tier
Out of Sight   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   8000 Foot Crag : Left Side
Bad Boys   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Frustration Creek : Upper Tier
Eco Challenge   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Frustration Creek : Lower Tier
The Expedition   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Frustration Creek : Lower Tier
Delusions   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Frustration Creek : Upper Tier
Groove Dynamics   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport   Frustration Creek : Upper Tier
Lightning Strike   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Frustration Creek : The Headwall
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Blood of Heros 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  California : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Corpse Wall
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Photos of Highway 38 Crags Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: at the end of P.4
at the end of P.4
Rock Climbing Photo: Sam Schmetzer sending "Diluted"
Sam Schmetzer sending "Diluted"
Rock Climbing Photo: Highway 38 from 1N12, San Bernardino Mountains
Highway 38 from 1N12, San Bernardino Mountains
Rock Climbing Photo: The Oaks Restaurant, Angelus Oaks
The Oaks Restaurant, Angelus Oaks
Rock Climbing Photo: Highway 38 sunset, San Bernardino Mountains
Highway 38 sunset, San Bernardino Mountains
Rock Climbing Photo: Wild Horse Family Equestrian Camp, San Bernardino ...
Wild Horse Family Equestrian Camp, San Bernardino ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Clipping the anchors on Out of Sight (5.10b), 8000...
Clipping the anchors on Out of Sight (5.10b), 8000...
Rock Climbing Photo: Rocky Hollow, Hwy 38 Crags
Rocky Hollow, Hwy 38 Crags

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By James Cranston
From: Boulder, CO
Mar 25, 2015
How are grades here compared to some other sport climbing crags?

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