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Major Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: C Miller on Jun 3, 2008


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Major is located directly below the cross and is just right of Minor and abuts the Smooth Sole Wall. It is one of the largest formations in the area and home to a number of aid routes on it's north face as well as A Major Concept (5.12 or C2) on the west face. Directly behind the west face is the Friction Slab (5.7) which climbs a smooth face on a perched slab of rock.

Getting There 

Easily approached from above or below via the paved road.

Climbing Season

For the Mount Rubidoux area.

Weather station 3.4 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Major

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Major:
A Major Concept   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: A Major Concept

A Major Concept 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  California : Inland Empire : ... : Major
A popular introduction to Aid climbing. This climb can also go free at 5.12a.Head up the bolt ladder that goes up the center of the really smooth dark slab. After about 25 feet the rock starts to overhang. From this point climb the fingertip crack up and to the left (no foot holds here). Pull through the overhang and on to a hard boulder problem finish to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: North Face. LOTS of bolts on this, fairly new with...
North Face. LOTS of bolts on this, fairly new with...
Rock Climbing Photo: Major (North Face), Mt. Rubidoux
Major (North Face), Mt. Rubidoux
Rock Climbing Photo: Major, with the 5.7 friction slab in the foregroun...
Major, with the 5.7 friction slab in the foregroun...

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