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Potato Patch Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 7,900'
Location: 37.78984, -118.91431 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Tom Helvie on Jul 21, 2006
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Description 

A collection of large potato shaped boulders provide short, pumpy sport routes. The routes tend to be steep at the bottom leading to vertical rock and most are highly pocketed. A nice area nestled in the trees, sunny in the mornings getting shady later in the day.

Getting There 

From the parking lot hike up staying straight at the first junction near the big boulder. Then trend left at the fork at the bottom of the hill. Follow the trail up past the Maltese Falcon Cliff and into the Potato Patch.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.1 miles from here

20 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',3],['5.10',10],['5.11',3],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Potato Patch

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Potato Patch:
Hash Brownies   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   Potato 5
Ruffles   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Potato 3
King Spud   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Potato 2
Thunderball   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Potato 4
Spud Boy   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Potato 2
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