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Lake Arrowhead Area Rock Climbing 

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This details all of the various crags centered around Lake Arrowhead, the largest town in the area.

Getting There 

Please see the individual area pages for more detailed approach information.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.1 miles from here

89 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',32],['1 Star',31],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Lake Arrowhead Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lake Arrowhead Area:
The Sharp-end Dagger   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Temple Rock : Royal Wall
Highlander   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 2 pitches, 120'   Scot Rock
Crazy Rock   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Scot Rock
Tricky Horus of the Twin Horizons   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Temple Rock : Royal Wall
Queen of Deception   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Temple Rock : Royal Wall
Arrowsphere   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Main Ridge Pinnacles : Pinnacle 2
Loch Ness   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Scot Rock
Neil’s not Young Anymore   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Scot Rock
Crimp-Tick Combination   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Temple Rock : Inner Temple
Hidden Treasures   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Wall of Buttresses : Lower Buttresses
She Gave Him Blue Bolts   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Sphinx Rock : Blue Bolts Wall
Sunshine Flurries   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   Temple Rock : Powermyd Wall
NeuroToxin   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Sphinx Rock : Arrowhead Lookout Wall
Rock like an Egyptian    5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Temple Rock : Powermyd Wall
All Hood in the Good   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Sphinx Rock : Arrowhead Lookout Wall
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Featured Route For Lake Arrowhead Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Topo for the Hood

All Hood in the Good 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  California : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Arrowhead Lookout Wall
Easy face climbing leads to a low deceptive crux ( mantle the slab with slightly overhanging face devoid of *obvious holds. After that, have fun trying to clip the single perma draw hanging from the roof. Pull the roof and you are home free as long as you stay on route ( don't stray to the hemotoxin trough. Although these climbs start no where near each other, they do become very squeezed in upper sections....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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