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Northeast Face

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Cragmont Crack T,TR 
Cragmont Undercling T,TR 
Face TR 
Independence TR 
Mont Crackula T,TR 
Moss Slab TR 

Northeast Face Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.89205, -122.26333 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, M.Morley, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Adam Stackhouse, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Aron Quiter on Jun 19, 2002  with updates from Kibble
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Description 

The Northeast face of Cragmont park offers several quality beginner routes, ranging from 5.5 to 5.10b.

The climbing is up a cracked slab, probably the best place that I've ever seen to bring beginners. There are 3 bolt top anchors on two different spots on the rock, and also a tree that would be good for an anchor on the far left side.

To set a top anchor, walk around to the top of the park past the basketball hoop. There is a rock wall that has a clearing with a path leading downhill in the middle. Follow this down 20 feet to bolts headed off the left of the rock.

Getting There 

Approach time: 1 minuteHead down the trail to the left of the bathrooms. The rock is about 100 feet downhill on the right side of the path, where the top anchors are easily seen.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.5 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Northeast Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Northeast Face:
Cragmont Undercling   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
Moss Slab   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
Independence   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
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Featured Route For Northeast Face
Rock Climbing Photo: Justin moving up the undercling.

Cragmont Undercling 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  CA : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : Northeast Face
Follow the large crack from the bottom and up to the right. In order to ascend to the anchors you'll need to make use of the undercling (crux). This route is to the left of moss face....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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