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The Beach Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 8,400'
Location: 33.81664, -116.64807 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Colin Parker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jul 13, 2009
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Carribean Cocktail (V2), Tramway

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The Beach is a large open area, mostly flat, that extends from the edge of The Dance Floor to the rim and is bordered on the north by the Boardwalk Area .

Some of the better problems here include Hope (V3 R), Illuminatrix (V4 R), Methane (V5), Free Mason (V5), Power Windows (V6) and The Steep Sharma Arete (V9).

Getting There 

Approach as for The Dance Floor and keep heading east. The two areas run together really. Approach time is 20-30 minutes.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

36 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',15],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Beach

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Beach:
All Seeing Eye of the Great Architect of the Universe   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   Conspiracy Boulder
Paul Rocks   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   Paul's Rock
Illuminatrix   V4 6B PG13     Boulder, 13'   Conspiracy Boulder
The Outcast (aka Don's Dyno)   V5 6C     Boulder, 8'   Dyno Boulder
Red Spark   V5-6 6C+     Boulder, 12'   Blue Flame Boulder
Blue Flame   V7 7A+     Boulder, 10'   Blue Flame Boulder
Steep Sharma Arete   V9-10 7C+     Boulder, 12'   Sharma Boulder
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Rock Climbing Photo: AW on obe direct

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Rock Climbing Photo: The view from just past The Conspiracy Boulder, Tr...
The view from just past The Conspiracy Boulder, Tr...
Rock Climbing Photo: James at the start of Meth Lab (V9), Tramway
James at the start of Meth Lab (V9), Tramway

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