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South Ridge Arete 
Unknown V3 Arete 

Malcom's Best Rock Climbing 


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Description 

A huge highball boulder with several great high climbs all around it and a tree for shade.

Getting There 

Located next to several other highball boulders, and the cat boulder, right up the trail.

Climbing Season

For the San Jacinto Mountains area.

Weather station 1.5 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Malcom's Best

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Malcom's Best:
South Ridge Arete   V5 6C     Boulder, 20'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: South Ridge Arete * B1

South Ridge Arete V5 6C  California : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Malcom's Best
This, the premier boulder problem of the area, was for many years a much sought-after prize with it's tricky sequence of holds, purity of line, and of course, it's highball nature. Today's boulderer may not find the moves that difficult and with a stack of pads find the height rather tame but try it on-sight and padless for a retro feel of South Ridge's finest.Although looked at and attempted by locals it was a visiting Colorado climber, Skip Guerin, who first claimed the prized ascent....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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