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Rockaway Beach Rock Climbing 


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Location: 32.63395, -116.07788 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Map of trail to rockaway beach. aprox 20 min hike.

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Description 

Rockaway Beach is a secluded, shady, westward facing wall with amazing cracked patina and good features.

Getting There 

To get to Rockaway beach you first need to get to the northern most parking lot, in the heart of the valley. From there head north and gain access to the main wash, by means of tributary washes. Follow the main wash north until an exit puts you on the southwest side of the hill. Hike up and angle north towards the base of the wall. Scrambling and route finding will be necessary. The wall is less than two miles from the parking lot but allow for 45 min for route finding.
Rock Climbing Photo: View from Northern Parking lot
View from Northern Parking lot

The picture above is the view from the northern parking lot. Hike towards the hill just left of picture's center. The Picture below is a zoomed picture of the hill.
Rock Climbing Photo: Zoomed view from Northern parking lot
Zoomed view from Northern parking lot

Head to the far left (West) side of the hill.
Rock Climbing Photo: Rockaway Beach
Rockaway Beach

Climbing Season

For the Valley of the Moon area.

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Rockaway beach and Teenage Lobotomy

Teenage Lobotomy 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  California : San Diego County : ... : Rockaway Beach
Great face climb up a cracked patina wall to a large ledge, about 120 feet. Start below the sole bolt on the right and then traverse left into the cracked patina. After surmounting the ledge walk to the back right corner and climb two parallel outward flaring cracks to the top, about 30 feet....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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