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Inland Empire Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The Inland Empire of western Riverside and San Bernardino Counties is less developed than the coastal part of the Greater Los Angeles area to its west. It has a transitional climate and geography that is dryer than the coast plain, but less harsh than the true desert across San Gorgonio Pass to the east.

Mountain ranges form its physical boundaries: the Santa Ana Mountains to the west, San Bernardino Mountains on the north, and San Jacinto Mountains to the south.

Climbing areas here are often on foothills of the mountains surrounding it, and include the Big Rock Area, Mount Rubidoux, and the Riverside Quarry.

Getting There 

See individual areas for directions.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.6 miles from here

637 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',39],['3 Stars',178],['2 Stars',251],['1 Star',162],['Bomb',2]
['<=5.6',28],['5.7',20],['5.8',25],['5.9',38],['5.10',102],['5.11',76],['5.12',56],['5.13',11],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',127],['V2-3',122],['V4-5',38],['V6-7',11],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Inland Empire

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Inland Empire:
Beach Problem   V2+ 5+ PG13     Boulder, 18'   Beach Area : Beach Boulder
Uncle Ho   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (g) Slander Sector
Flexercise   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (c) Left of the Roof
Wonderstuff   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Riverside Quarry : (f) Torture Machine Area
Tangerine Dream   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Riverside Quarry : (f) Torture Machine Area
Trundle Trophy   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (c) Left of the Roof
Flesh and Blood   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 105'   Riverside Quarry : (c) Left of the Roof
Agony Arch   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Riverside Quarry : (q) Agony Arch Area
American Dream   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport, 4 pitches, 250'   Riverside Quarry : (d) Roof Area
Nostalgia   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (d) Roof Area
Violator   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (m) Taboo Area
Leviathan   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (d) Roof Area
Raging Raptor   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (c) Left of the Roof
Forbidden Fruit   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 150'   Riverside Quarry : (m) Taboo Area
Survival of the Fittest   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (e) Right of the Roof
Hanging by a Thread   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (d) Roof Area
Choss Goggles   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (c) Left of the Roof
Trepanation   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 145'   Riverside Quarry : (d) Roof Area
Kingpin   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (h) Rubble Row
The Ultimate   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Riverside Quarry : (d) Roof Area
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Featured Route For Inland Empire
Rock Climbing Photo: Beehive Wall Center Right Topo

Bumble Bee V2+ 5+  California : Inland Empire : ... : The Beehive Wall
Perhaps the best problem on the wall, this problem shares the start of Killer Bees but moves right and then up using an interesting pinch and requiring good balance and footwork, ending at approximately the same place as the Beehive Mantle....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

Photos of Inland Empire Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: California Poppies (Eschscholzia californica), Ste...
California Poppies (Eschscholzia californica), Ste...
Rock Climbing Photo: Brad Singer midway up Agony Arch (5.11b), Riversid...
Brad Singer midway up Agony Arch (5.11b), Riversid...
Rock Climbing Photo: Lizard King Crack (5.10a), Nuevo
Lizard King Crack (5.10a), Nuevo
Rock Climbing Photo: Bee and Orange blossom, Riverside County
Bee and Orange blossom, Riverside County
Rock Climbing Photo: Jack flashing Leviathan (5.11d). photo by socalbol...
Jack flashing Leviathan (5.11d). photo by socalbol...
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunset, Riverside County
Sunset, Riverside County
Rock Climbing Photo: Lake view from rock.
Lake view from rock.
Rock Climbing Photo: High above it all at Nuevo, Riverside County
High above it all at Nuevo, Riverside County
Rock Climbing Photo: Historic part of downtown Riverside
Historic part of downtown Riverside
Rock Climbing Photo: Dinny the Dinosaur and Mr. Rex, Cabazon
Dinny the Dinosaur and Mr. Rex, Cabazon
Rock Climbing Photo: The historic Mission Inn, Riverside
The historic Mission Inn, Riverside
Rock Climbing Photo: A nice winter's day at Big Rock, Lake Perris SRA
A nice winter's day at Big Rock, Lake Perris SRA
Rock Climbing Photo: Mr. Rex profile, Cabazon
Mr. Rex profile, Cabazon
Rock Climbing Photo: Lord of the Rims Tire Shop, San Bernardino
Lord of the Rims Tire Shop, San Bernardino
Rock Climbing Photo: Gigantor (5.9), Nuevo
Gigantor (5.9), Nuevo
Rock Climbing Photo: Yes the IE even has deep water soloing!!!
Yes the IE even has deep water soloing!!!
Rock Climbing Photo: Agony Arch (5.11b), Riverside Quarry
Agony Arch (5.11b), Riverside Quarry
Rock Climbing Photo: Jon's solo of Lizard King Dihedral.
Jon's solo of Lizard King Dihedral.
Rock Climbing Photo: I am Lizard King!!!
I am Lizard King!!!
Rock Climbing Photo: Last of the sun, Nuevo
Last of the sun, Nuevo
Rock Climbing Photo: Rancho Jurupa Regional Park
BETA PHOTO: Rancho Jurupa Regional Park
Rock Climbing Photo: Climbing at Big Rock, Lake Perris SRA
Climbing at Big Rock, Lake Perris SRA
Rock Climbing Photo: Almost there, Mount Rubidoux
Almost there, Mount Rubidoux
Rock Climbing Photo: Rock for days, Nuevo
Rock for days, Nuevo

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