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Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Blurry S 
Community Service S 
Drift and Die S 
El Rayo T 
Keep Hope Alive S 
Laughing Tiger, The S 
Out of Sight S 
Princess Vicious S 
Talk to Me S 

Left Side Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: C Miller on Aug 13, 2006
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Starting up the overhanging arete on Out of Sight ...

Description 

This is the taller and more impressive portion of the crag that despite it's broken appearances offers a number of fun climbs on solid and highly featured granite.

Many of the climbs here are fairly new and see little traffic so don't be surprised if they seem a bit dirty.

Routes listed from left to right -

Blurry (5.8)
Drift and Die (5.10a)
Out of Sight (5.10b)
Community Service (5.10a)
Keep Hope Alive (5.10b)
El Rayo (5.10b)
Princess Vicious (5.11b)
Talk to Me (5.11a)


Getting There 

Carefully cross Highway 38, follow a trail down to the crag, and then walk left a short distance to reach this portion of the crag.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.8 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',5],['5.11',2],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Left Side

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Left Side:
Out of Sight   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
El Rayo   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Princess Vicious   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Left Side
Rock Climbing Photo: Dave starting up Blurry (5.8), 8000 Foot Crag

Blurry 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  California : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Left Side
This long, well protected moderate climbs a short vertical section past two bolts before heading up a low-angled slab to a large ledge system and then finishes up a short but enjoyable headwall.Clipping the 6th bolt (the first one on the headwall) is a bit reachy and those under 5'8" may have to make some unprotected moves just to clip the bolt. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Photo/topo for the 8000 Foot Crag (Left Side).
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