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Reading Rocks (CHE Boulders)  Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,100'
Location: 34.20025, -117.09021 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: David Aldama on Apr 22, 2017
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Could be an interesting highball


This area features a variety of climbs from slabby highballs to crimpy caves. In all likeliness this area has probably been climbed before so any further information on it would be appreciated! The rock is full of moss and these problems need lots of cleaning, however some quality routes are out there. If someone with some experience and free time is looking for a project this area could be fun.

Getting There 

From highway 18 turn onto Running Springs Road. Pass Charles Hoffman Elementary School and turn into the parking lot for the baseball field and community center, park here. Head east across the baseball field toward the forest. A trail will appear with a sign displaying "Jim and Kathie Sims Trail." Head up this trail and a plethora of boulders will appear throughout the area.

Climbing Season

For the Running Springs Area area.

Weather station 4.8 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For Reading Rocks (CHE Boulders)
Rock Climbing Photo: Trever's Rough Night.

Trever's Rough Night V2 5+  California : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Iceberg Boulder
A fun traverse of the entire north facing wall on iceberg boulder. Begin on the left with hands on the ledge and feet on decent sized ledges. Work yourself over with hands on the ledge and feet in the diagonal crack. The crux is the awkward move in the middle of the wall when the crack ends and a tough crimp and sloper are required to continue. Once past this continue with hands on the ledge and insecure feet smears until the large crack on the far right side of the wall with a committing top ou...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

Photos of Reading Rocks (CHE Boulders) Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Another possible climb
Another possible climb
Rock Climbing Photo: Coyote Boulder
Coyote Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Crack problem
Crack problem
Rock Climbing Photo: Iceberg Boulder
Iceberg Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Highball
Rock Climbing Photo: Friction problem
Friction problem
Rock Climbing Photo: Fun steep problem
Fun steep problem
Rock Climbing Photo: The trailhead sign
The trailhead sign

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