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South Point Cliffs Rock Climbing 


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Location: 18.91458, -155.683 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: George Cummins on Mar 8, 2015
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Description 

Deep water solo climbing along the cliff face and cave at the South Point cliff jumping location. Check the ocean conditions before jumping in! There are usually tourists here and cliff jumpers, and the cave and water color is beautiful. The rock is of course sharp volcanic rock, but it has been smoothed by the ocean in many places.

Getting There 

Drive down the road to South Point, and take a right following the sign to South Point, not Green Sands. Park at the end, and jump off the cliff to start. Alternatively, you can scramble down to the water (or scramble back out) to the left of the jump site (if you are facing the ocean).

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 2.4 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['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]


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HighTide Pocket V1-2 5  Hawaii : Hawaii (Big Island) : South Point Cliffs
The problem starts from a long thin ledge overhanging the water on the right side of the cave, and finishes in a pocket in the cliff face large enough to sit or stand in. From the left side of the thin ledge, climb up along the arete of the formation to the pocket right above (V2). Alternately, from the right side of the ledge, climb straight up to the large pocket holds and then traverse left and up to the top (V1). The crux is the first move or two getting above the ledge from hanging in the w...[more]   Browse More Classics in Hawaii

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