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North Horror Rock - West Face Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,300'
Location: 33.99838, -116.14639 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 10, 2016
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Hidden from the road is this series of huge blocks and cracks splitting them which offer a nice selection of cracks and face routes. Morning shade and afternoon sun.

Getting There 

Easiest approach is to circle around the north end of North Horror Rock and scramble up to the base. The approach takes all of five minutes from the nearby parking lot.

Climbing Season

For the Hall of Horrors area.

Weather station 10.6 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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Due to rope drag, this is best done in two pitches. For the first pitch, climb an offwidth on the right or a 5.9+ finger/hand crack on the left. The second pitch goes up a hand crack (crux) to a good rest, and then up a slightly overhanging finger crack to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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