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The rock that has the huge metal staples in its backside. The overhanging side of this rock sits facing the harbor. It is the largest Rock in the vicinity other than Morro Rock itself.

Getting There 

As you aproach Morro Rock there will be a large parking area on your right and a smaller parking area on the left. Toward the end of the smaller parking area there will be a large rock facing the harbor.

Climbing Season

For the San Luis Obispo area.

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

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Jonah C1  California : Central Coast : ... : Jonah
The route is best aproached by scrambling down the ocean side of the rock. Once at the waters edge time the swells and hop onto the partly submerged starting rock. Watch out it is slippery, this is probably the crux. Clip the first bolt and go up the overhanging face. The bolts aren't spaced to far apart to make it dificult, but you can definitely feel the overhang. A Top Rope can be set with long slings from the massive metal staples or you can aid solo it(no belayer needed)and do laps. T...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Backside view of Jonah
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Rock Climbing Photo: This is the topo for Jonah
BETA PHOTO: This is the topo for Jonah

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By mitch
From: atascadero,CA
May 27, 2007
dont climb unless you want to swim bolts amnost rusted all the way throught wouldnt sugest climbing unless you put new bolts in it
By Matthew Geyer
Jan 14, 2009
If one times it right with the big winter high tides ol' Jonah here is a fairly decent spot to DWS. Need some place to get in shape for Thailand.

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