South Park Rock Climbing
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|Location: ||36.59689, -118.13212 View Map Incorrect?
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|Submitted By: ||Benjamin Chapman on Jun 12, 2016|
This biotite monzogranite dome lies south of Movie Road in the rain shadow of CAs majestic Mt. Whitney. The sunny south face offers warm slab and a mixed route while the north side provides steep shady bolted face climbing.
South of Movie Road. Four minute walk from the car. Park as for Arizona Dome and hike east on the road. South Park is the crag on the left just before the climbers trail veers off the road toward Arizona Dome.
Climbing Season For the Alabama Hills area.
Weather station 14.5 miles from here
7 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in South Park
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for South Park:
The Groove 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Featured Route For South Park
Choss Avoidance Syndrome 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CA
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : South Park
As the name implies good route finding and astute choice of holds avoids choss and enhances route quality and the fun factor. Begin left of the large hueco on stellar holds on the orange patina plates. Clip the 1st bolt and continue up using the plates for hand and foot holds until a mantle leads to a stance atop the patina plates, being careful of the hollow exfoliated gong-like flake above. If you must use the hollow flake to complete the mantle gently pull down and not out. There'@SE...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
BETA PHOTO: North face of South Park
By JC w KC redux
Jun 23, 2016
Benjamin - Can you be a bit more specific on the location for your new area? The GPS link/pointer puts it out past The Hideout in an open area.
Sep 6, 2016
Second that question. A little more beta on the approach would be handy.
By Steve Gomez
Oct 17, 2016
Park at Arizona/Alabama dome parking. Hike toward Arizona dome on the road, South park is the first pile of rocks on the left (100 yards).