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Remillard Park Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.8923, -122.2611 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Brian Quiter on Jun 25, 2002
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Description 

One of the many high-quality North Berkeley rocks. Climbs range from 15 to 30 feet and are usually top roped. Due to the humid climate, moss is an issue here, and can obstruct usable holds.

Getting There 

Exit 80 and head east from the Buchanan St / Albany exit. go 3 blocks, and take the soft right onto Marin ave. Follow the road up the hill to the traffic circle. Go around the circle and stay on Marin, which will be the fourth turn. Take a right on Hildale, then a left on Poppy Lane. Remillard park will be on the right.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.6 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',14],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',3],['5.9',2],['5.10',3],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',2],['V2-3',3],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Remillard Park

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Remillard Park:
Bucket Prow   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     TR, 1 pitch, 30'   Pinnacle Rock
Finger Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     TR, 1 pitch, 30'   South Formation
Left Overhang   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 20'   Pinnacle Rock
The Pocket Problem   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     TR, 1 pitch, 30'   Pinnacle Rock
Right of the Plaque   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a V3 6A R     TR, Boulder, 1 pitch, 20'   Plaque Rock
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Featured Route For Remillard Park
Rock Climbing Photo: The finger crack starts on the slab in the bottom ...

Finger Crack 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  California : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : South Formation
This is the crack located on the rightside of the rear rock, which is described as the south formation. Climb up and traverse left, using good feet on the slabby face. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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By J2 K
Jul 1, 2017
CONDITION REPORT 
I live in the area but had never climbed here, so 3 months ago I took a jog up to the park and managed to get poison oak. Today I went back to see where I might have gotten it and the only place it might be is a small shrub in the 5.2 chimney/scramble or whatever it is to get to the top to set anchors. I didn't climb up to verify if it was poison oak given that I darn near fell off when scrambling up there last time in my running shoes, but I recommend someone be careful / check if it is poison oak before brushing past it when they climb here next. If someone checks please leave a comment for the next people. Poison oak sucks. It's rather itchy if you haven't heard.
By kennethsime
From: Berkeley, California
May 20, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: Remillard Park Top Rope
Remillard Park Top Rope


Great for beginners, easy top rope setup. Surprising number of routes, climbed Friday 5/17 after Cragmont next door got too crowded, and were the only ones there other than some boulderers.

Free solo with a spotter on the 5.2 to get up and set up an achor, you need slings as one anchor point is just a pipe, and the other is a standard bolt. The anchor points are also placed significantly back from the edge, so you'll want to run slings to set up your quad or whatever at the edge to prevent rope drag and damage to the rock.

We climbed a 5.7, 5.9, and 5.10 from the same anchor, was a blast. Ended up forgetting our quad/carabiners/slings up top, came back Saturday 5/18 in the evening and they were gone. If you got them, get ahold of me and I'll slip you a $20.

Don't forget to walk around the back for some nice bouldering!
By Chris St. Amant
Jun 17, 2016
Found some gear here by the picnic table in the morning on 6/17/16. If you can describe it to me I'd love to return it to its rightful owner. Thanks!
By Rich zz
From: california
Oct 31, 2016
I lost my watch here 10/26/2016 if anyone finds it.

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