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Struggler Cliff

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Big Surprise TR 
Go to the Corner TR 
Knobby Face TR 
Knobby Wall+ TR 
Splitter T,TR 
Struggler T,TR 
Surprise T,TR 
Swinger TR 

Struggler Cliff Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.64846, -120.70681 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Brian Quiter on Feb 27, 2005
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BETA PHOTO: Struggler Cliff overview


Struggler is another short dome-like cliff along the west side of the N. Fork of the Consumnes river. It boasts many easy topropes on knobby faces along with a couple of off-width cracks. Everything is easily top roped from the bolts atop the cliff.

Getting There 

From the road, follow the main trail downhill, through Dinkum Gully until you're to the bottom of Buck's Bar Dome. From here, the trail splits. Take the right fork and in about 30 feet you'll be below a 20 foot cliff. This is struggler. It is clearly identified by its two wide cracks.

Climbing Season

For the Cosumnes River Gorge area.

Weather station 6.0 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Struggler Cliff

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Struggler Cliff:
Struggler   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 20'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Splitter- One move wonder

Splitter 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  California : Lake Tahoe : ... : Struggler Cliff
This short but fun route requires a bit of crack climbing technique. The crack off the ground is offwidth as it's too big for fingers and too small for normal size hands. A couple of strenuous layback moves get you to a stance with a bomber hand jam that gets you up and over to easier ground. Easier lower angle climbing gets you to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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