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Location: 33.82911, -116.75511 View Map  Incorrect?
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Varying rock quality with great featured boulders. The boulders are a little more spread out and tend to be shorter than those found in the campgrounds.

Getting There 

Walk past the Pink Crack staying on the ridge. A hikers trail will lead through some boulders till you come to the edge of the hill. Head down to the next valley, and there will be boulders.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in North Basin

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for North Basin :
Gypsy's Day Out   V3 6A     Boulder, 10'   Little Saigon Boulder
Gypsy's Arete   V4-5 6B+     Boulder, 12'   Little Saigon Boulder
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Featured Route For North Basin
Rock Climbing Photo: Sending the (now easier) climb post breakage...

Gypsy's Arete V4-5 6B+  California : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Little Saigon Boulder
Traverse the right arete of the Gypsy Face to the top, then mantle over. Start seated at a horizontal edge that will be at (seated) eye level.NOTE: In the guide book this problem is listed as yellow difficulty, meaning most likely in the V6-V8 range, possibly plus or minus a grade. On 150503, however, I ripped off a 1/4 pad crimp/pinch that I was trying to use to get through the crux. It left behind a very good 3/4 pad crimp and now the climb feels no harder than V5....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

Photos of North Basin Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Technical face and slab.
BETA PHOTO: Technical face and slab.
Rock Climbing Photo: Black over white.
BETA PHOTO: Black over white.
Rock Climbing Photo: Slopy mantle.
BETA PHOTO: Slopy mantle.
Rock Climbing Photo: Overhang slots. Down climb is drop off. 33.831215,...
BETA PHOTO: Overhang slots. Down climb is drop off. 33.831215,...
Rock Climbing Photo: Crack slab.
BETA PHOTO: Crack slab.
Rock Climbing Photo: Tram style.
BETA PHOTO: Tram style.
Rock Climbing Photo: Short mantle.
BETA PHOTO: Short mantle.
Rock Climbing Photo: Warm up wall. 33.831050, -116.753415
BETA PHOTO: Warm up wall. 33.831050, -116.753415
Rock Climbing Photo: North Basin as you come down the hill. General dir...
BETA PHOTO: North Basin as you come down the hill. General dir...

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From: Southern California
Sep 13, 2015
In the North, but this will be considered a hike.
From: Southern California
Sep 13, 2015
Probably a true blue now that a hold broke.

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