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San Juan Canyon Rock Climbing 


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Location: 33.61641, -117.42735 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Jeff Botimer on Feb 10, 2013
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63° | 48°
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Description 

Small wall just off the Bear Canyon loop trail, a few miles away from Ortega Falls. Right next to a creek and shady much of the day. Ronnie St. Jean was the first to bring this area to Mt. Project, listing a route under Ortega falls and giving directions.

Getting There 

Park in the bear canyon loop trail parking lot, located across the street from the candy store a couple miles down the road from the Ortega waterfall. From the north end of the lot hike north on the trail for about 5 min. you will see the route as you approach. you can't miss it, it's the first "view" you have on the trail. when you pass the hand rail veer right on a small climbers trail to the top of the climb. Rap down or take the trail along the creek down. (Credit: Ronnie St. Jean)

Climbing Season

For the Santa Ana Mountains area.

Weather station 5.4 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in San Juan Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for San Juan Canyon:
Route 2   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
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Featured Route For San Juan Canyon
Rock Climbing Photo: Nearing the top of Route 1

Route 1 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : San Juan Canyon
Short fun route that is quite dirty at the beginning due to the creek. Crux about half way up. I do not know the name of the route, so it is "route 1" for now....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of San Juan Canyon Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Part of the creek descent.
Part of the creek descent.
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down the creek.
Looking down the creek.

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By Alex Kirk
May 1, 2013
Found 2 carabiners, one steel DMM one BD, email me at alexkirk55@yahoo.com so I can get them to you.