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North San Diego County Rock Climbing 


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Crucible at sunset. Side view of its overhang

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Description 

The area basically north of Highway 52 that somewhat divides the county.

Getting There 

Major highways in this area are Highway 15 north and south and Highways 67, 76, 78, 52 that run roughly east and west.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.9 miles from here

758 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',58],['3 Stars',285],['2 Stars',313],['1 Star',98],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',20],['5.7',39],['5.8',44],['5.9',42],['5.10',120],['5.11',102],['5.12',40],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',182],['V2-3',57],['V4-5',57],['V6-7',25],['V8-9',9],['V10-11',5],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in North San Diego County

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for North San Diego County:
Elsa's Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 20'   Mount Woodson : Poison Oak Boulder Area
North East Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 20'   Mount Woodson : Sunday Afternoon Boulder
The Y Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR   Dixon Lake : The Y Crack Area
Poison Oak Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 35'   Mount Woodson : Poison Oak Boulder Area
Butthole Express   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Dixon Lake : The Y Crack Area
Sickle Crack   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 20'   Mount Woodson : Sickle Crack Boulder
Milkbar   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 35'   Mount Woodson : Milkbar Boulder
Big Horn   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V0- 4-     Trad, Boulder, 12'   Mount Woodson : The Cave Area
Out of Sight   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 35'   Mount Woodson : Out of Sight Boulder Area
Baby Robbins   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a V0- 4-     Trad, Boulder, 1 pitch, 15'   Mount Woodson : Jaws Boulder Area
Big Grunt   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     TR, 30'   Mount Woodson : Poison Oak Boulder Area
Hamburger Crack   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a V0 4     Trad, Boulder, 9'   Mount Woodson : Poison Oak Boulder Area
Robbins Crack   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 35'   Mount Woodson : Robbins Boulder
The Shoulder   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   Dixon Lake : The Roof Area
Rockwork Orange   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 25'   Mount Woodson : Rockwork Orange Boulder
Crucible   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 25'   Mount Woodson : The Summit Area
Digit's Delight   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, TR, 20'   Mount Woodson : The Cave Area
The Cave   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     TR, 20'   Mount Woodson : The Cave Area
Jaws   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c V1 5     Trad, Boulder, 1 pitch, 15'   Mount Woodson : Jaws Boulder Area
Uncertainty Principle   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     TR, 1 pitch, 35'   Mount Woodson : Uncertainty Principle Area
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Featured Route For North San Diego County
Rock Climbing Photo: Victim of Aids (5.12a/b) ©

Victim of AIDS 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a A0  California : San Diego County : ... : Sunday Afternoon Boulder
Difficult free climb on thin crack. As aid climb use small nuts, cams and leaper hooks. Two good bolts at top for anchor. Could be good top rope to experience the grade. The crack is fingers at its widest point....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

Photos of North San Diego County Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Bodhisattva!!
Bodhisattva!!
Rock Climbing Photo: N. County has mucho pebble wrestling!!!
N. County has mucho pebble wrestling!!!
Rock Climbing Photo: Nomad Ventures, Escondido
Nomad Ventures, Escondido
Rock Climbing Photo: Prana HQ, Vista
Prana HQ, Vista
Rock Climbing Photo: Mother Earth Brew Company, Vista
Mother Earth Brew Company, Vista
Rock Climbing Photo: The X Crack!!!!
The X Crack!!!!
Rock Climbing Photo: Summer Solstice!!!
Summer Solstice!!!
Rock Climbing Photo: Indian Flats.
Indian Flats.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mega roof crack of North County!!!
Mega roof crack of North County!!!
Rock Climbing Photo: Beach bouldering at Table Tops!!!
Beach bouldering at Table Tops!!!
Rock Climbing Photo: Repairing the Old!!!
Repairing the Old!!!
Rock Climbing Photo: Genentech, Oceanside
Genentech, Oceanside

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