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Rotten Rock Spire Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 5,300'
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 26, 2013
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Description 

Don't be put off by the name as the rock quality is actually quite good on this small buttress which is home to a handful of routes, the best of which is the runout Welcome to the Wickerfinny Wildlife Adventure (5.9).


Getting There 

Rotten Rock Spire is the next formation left of Champagne Rock.

Climbing Season

For the Lake Arrowhead Area area.

Weather station 5.1 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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


Featured Route For Rotten Rock Spire

Welcome to the Wickerfinny Wildlife Adventure 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13  California : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Rotten Rock Spire
This short climb with a long name takes a direct line up a less-than-vertical face using edges, crimps and smears and features a sizeable runout between the 4th and 5th bolt which will grab your attention. The bolting on this could be better but the good rock and fun moves make up for this and in the end make it more memorable than "just another clip-up", that and the funny name. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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