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Elevation: 4,500'
Location: 32.7509, -116.591 View Map  Incorrect?
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  • Description 

    Large south-facing granite formation- Main Wall

    Getting There 

    Access to Main Wall-
    Hike from the bottom off of the Espinoza Trail (45 minute slog)
    OR
    Access the rock from the top of mountain and rappel into climbs. Use the Peak Trail to get to the top of the rock.

    Climbing Season



    Weather station 7.0 miles from here

    4 Total Climbing Routes

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

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Main Wall:
    Sunset Streaks   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 5 pitches, 400'   
    South Buttress   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   
    Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Main Wall

    Featured Route For Main Wall
    Rock Climbing Photo: South Buttress of Corte Madera

    South Buttress 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  California : San Diego County : ... : Main Wall
    This is a gear-protected route with gear belays. Pitch breakdown is subjective. Here's how I would do it next time...P1 5.10a 120': Scramble up the ramp, carefully stemming past the yucca to the steep OW and squeeze chimney. A cruxy section of OW & lieback moves gets you to a rest, then more squeeze chimneying and stemming gets you through a second crux and up to a nice belay (med. gear) just above an old bolt. P2 5.9 190' (or 2 pitches): Lieback up the flake to a wide crack. Face climb and ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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