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The Dog Pile Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Mar 16, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: The Dog Pile's steep south face

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The Area 

This contains a couple of very large boulders, skirted by some fun boulder problems at its base. Besides Moby Dick, the Dog Pile boulder itself is the biggest rock found in the landscape of Santee.

Getting There 

From Mast Rd, take the main trail that veers left and look to the top of the northwest hillside to see this area.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.8 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',3],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',2],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Dog Pile

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Dog Pile:
Dog Pile Traverse   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 30'   
The 5.8 Face   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 20'   
5.9 Face   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad   
Big Nuthin   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     TR, 17'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The 5.8 Face

The 5.8 Face 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  California : San Diego County : ... : The Dog Pile
This is the nice face perpendicular the steep face of the Dog Pile, offering solid edges up either a moderate highball boulder problem, or a TR for the timid....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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