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Parking Lot Rock Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,400'
Location: 34.30345, -116.87873 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Aug 23, 2006

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This west-facing crag sits at the end of the road that parallels the fenceline and is the southern-most crag at the Pinnacles. A number of short but fun crack and face lines are here with Nice Cleavage (5.6), Five O'Clock Shadow (5.11b) and Cling Plus (5.11c) being among the best. Morning and late afternoon shade.

Getting There 

Approach via forest road 3N07, which parallels the obvious fenceline, and drive to the end of the road where the crag will be obvious. The approach is all of a minute or less.

Climbing Season

For the Holcomb Valley Pinnacles area.

Weather station 4.2 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Parking Lot Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Parking Lot Rock:
Nice Cleavage   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Two Cams are Better Than None   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 35'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Cling Plus (a) and Five O'clock Shadow (b)

Cling Plus 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  California : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Parking Lot Rock
This route is found on the left side of the tallest, most unbroken section of face and is located just left of Five O'Clock Shadow underclings with technical footwork characterize the lower portion of this route, which eases midway after a horizontal crack (optional 1" pro) is passed. The face above the horizontal is much easier and a romp to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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