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South Rock Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 96'
Location: 41.61523, -124.11488 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Rick Shull, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Rick Shull on Jan 16, 2007
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Tom working Osteoporosis (5.11b/c)


South Rock has several steep routes that overhang the Pacific Ocean making for some exciting exposure. The rock has unique "bubbly" holds that are fun to climb on.

Getting There 

Walk down the trail to the notch above the formations. Head left(west) past North Rock until you are under the south face of South Rock.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.1 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Sprinkling Pockets follows the almost prow just le...

Sprinkling Pockets 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  California : Redwood Coast : ... : South Rock
Wild pocket pulling directly over the crashing waves. Have your belayer sling the big boulder and belay down low on the ramp. Traverse left for two bolts (clip long), then up six more bolts. The bolts are close and the route is steep so falls would be clean, BUT the bolts are in pretty shabby condition. It's best not to look at the bolts as you clip them. The route starts out extremely sandy with some flimsy pockets. Quality improves around the fourth bolt. It felt very remin...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Tom Ogden working Osteoporosis (5.11b/c)
Tom Ogden working Osteoporosis (5.11b/c)
Rock Climbing Photo: mark pushin for the top
mark pushin for the top

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