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Knob Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 33.98892, -117.30903 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Looking southwest to Riverside from along the Knob...

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Knob Wall gets its name from the preponderance of large brown knobs protruding from the granite. There are two easy climbs on the right side that follow these lines of knobs, perfect for the beginning climber but also fun solos for anyone wanting a warm-up before tackling the wall’s more challenging lines. These harder climbs are on steeper terrain and tiny crimps but mostly finish on easy knobs. There is a bolted anchor for the two easy lines and another that serves the four harder lines. Descent is via an easy walk-off to the northeast.

Getting There 

Same as that for Main Wall Left. From there, continue to the southwest, picking up a faint trail that heads west over the ridge, down along the north side of Knob Wall.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.0 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Knob Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Knob Wall:
Knobulator   5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a     TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
Blue Collar   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: playing amidst the knobs...  photo by Mike William...

Knobulator 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a  California : Inland Empire : ... : Knob Wall
This low angle slab climb starts at the far right end of Knob Wall, from atop a large flake. Follow the line of big knobs up and left, passing a small roof on its left side. Finish up and left on even easier ground, to an anchor shared with Pimple Patrol. Fun kid’s climb or warm-up solo. Descend via easy walk-off to the northeast, away from the climbs, or down-climb the route....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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