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HVCG North Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.01938, -116.16292 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: C Miller on Oct 11, 2007


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Scatterbrain Area. Photo by Blitzo.


This area of Hidden Valley Campground (HVCG) stretches from just past the Stem Gem Boulder, which sits at the southeast end of the Old Woman, north to a little past the monolithic Function Boulder, which sits below The Blob's east face.

Problems here range from V-easy to V6 with a large number of problems V4 and under. Classics of the area include the Left Nixon Crack (V0 R), Lapse of Logic (V1), Bachar's Traverse (V4) and Scatterbrain (V6).

Getting There 

Head east from the Day Use parking lot and then make a left (heading in a northerly direction) following a paved road which runs through the Campground.

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.9 miles from here

19 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in HVCG North

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for HVCG North:
Holenoid (aka The Grundle from Down Under)   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 15'   Pinhead Boulder
Holenoid Right Side   V1- 5-     Boulder, 1 pitch, 15'   Pinhead Boulder
Lapse of Logic   V1 5     Boulder, 13'   Scatterbrain Area : Scatterbrain Boulder
Pocket Change   V1 5     Boulder, 10'   Scatterbrain Area : Hensel Boulder
Scoop Problem   V2 5+     Boulder, 11'   Scatterbrain Area : Hensel Boulder
Slabmaster   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   Scatterbrain Area : Hensel Boulder
Mystical Vibrations   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   Mystical Vibrations
Scatterbrain    V6 7A     Boulder, 18'   Scatterbrain Area : Scatterbrain Boulder
Pinhead   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V0 4     Boulder, 12'   Pinhead Boulder
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Featured Route For HVCG North
Rock Climbing Photo: Andre Khuu on Scatterbrain

Scatterbrain V6 7A  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Scatterbrain Boulder
Start from a high incut edge and slap, pinch and heel hook your way up the overhung arete to a finishing jug. Classic.A sit start has more recently been done at around V11 (?)....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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