Potato Patch Rock Climbing
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|Location: ||37.78984, -118.91431 View Map Incorrect?
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|Submitted By: ||Tom Helvie on Jul 21, 2006|
The Potato Patch Area, Ruffles 5.10. This climb i...
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.
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.
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]
Classic Climbing Routes in Potato Patch
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Potato Patch:
Featured Route For Potato Patch
Big Cheese V8+ 7B+ CA
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : Swiss Cheese Boulder
The low traverse of the boulder, a plumb line--albeit gravity challenged--straight across the boulder never going high or being tempted by all those jugs just a body length above. Brilliant gymnastic climbing on nebulous pockets, which merges with the standard traverse near the end of the main wall and continues around the corner via much easier terrain. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA