REI Community
Rio's Crack Area

Select Route:
Rio's Crack 

Rio's Crack Area Rock Climbing 

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 37.42027, -118.434 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 782
Administrators: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: LeeAB Brinckerhoff on Jan 19, 2009
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]


This north facing wall on the west side of the canyon offers a handfull of good problems from V6 to V9. The classic being Rio's Crack, a left slanting seam on an undercut wall.

Getting There 

Just down canyon from the Los Locos area and on the western rim of the canyon. Look for the north facing wall with the nice left slanting seam on the left side of the wall. It is tucked up behind some other boulders that you have to scamper through.

Climbing Season

For the Sad Boulders area.

Weather station 3.8 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Rio's Crack Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Rio's Crack Area:
Rio's Crack   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Rio's Crack Area

Featured Route For Rio's Crack Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Rio's Crack

Rio's Crack V6 7A  California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Rio's Crack Area
The whole seam portion is the crux. Start with both hands at the bottom on the seam and feet pasted under the bulge and start working the seam and trying to find feet to keep you from sliding back down it. Once you can really establish your feet on the face above the bulge your in. The seam ends at a horizontal and easier moves lead to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

Comments on Rio's Crack Area Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About