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Owl's Perch Area

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Submitted By: John Knight on Apr 9, 2009


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This area includes an interesting variety of moderate climbs. The Owl's Perch pinnacle offers great views with a bit of exposure. A good place to check out when Cracked Wall is too crowded or you need a little adventure. Some poison oak must be negotiated between the top of Cracked Wall and the Perch.

Getting There 

These climbs are located above Cracked Wall on or near the detached spire called Owl’s Perch. The best way to access the spire is to lead one of the routes on the right side of Cracked Wall - such as “Mouse Maze” (5.9) or “Lama” (5.10d R).

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.6 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Owl's Perch Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Owl's Perch Area:
Owl's Staircase   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Floyd Hayes leading Owl's Staircase 5.8. Photo by ...

Owl's Staircase 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  California : Central Coast : ... : Owl's Perch Area
Walk toward the spire and look for the line of bolts (hard to miss). Connect the dots and enjoy a couple of big rest ledges along the way. Don't forget to look left after making the last clip! A feeling of exposure here and the view from the top makes the climb even better. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: A view of Owl's Perch (circled in red) from the po...
BETA PHOTO: A view of Owl's Perch (circled in red) from the po...
Rock Climbing Photo: A. Knight Moves 5.7 5 bolts + small gear. Located ...
BETA PHOTO: A. Knight Moves 5.7 5 bolts + small gear. Located ...

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