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Kern Canyon MBC

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Kern Canyon MBC Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 2,460'
Location: 35.58275, -118.53797 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Chris Joy on Apr 17, 2014
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Description 

Granite rock, with no shade. It's right off the road with a very easy approach, but you have to go through an old barb-wired fence (easy to get past). There's 3 established routes that range from 5.9 to 5.9+.

Getting There 

Park in a turn out to the right (south 178) about 22 miles up the canyon going east and about a 1/2 below the road sigh that reads "Boreal Rd, 1 Mile", or 5.1 miles from the Lake Isabella exit going west. Looking north you will see the Kern Canyon MBC right off the road. Cross the road and through a barb wire fence.

Climbing Season

For the The Needles / Kern River area.

Weather station 10.4 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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


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By Chris Joy
Jan 3, 2015
Zach Badger. Are you talking about the single hanger anchors? That stinks about them being damaged. Did you use my entry to find these routes?