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The Frog Rock Climbing 

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Location: 36.4679, -121.19329 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: powderfinger on Jan 30, 2011
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Many fun routes with good rock quality. The north/east side has a lot of trees at the base that make it nice and shady. This formation is subject to raptor closures so it best to check the bulletin boards at the visitor center before hand.

Nice secluded area to beat the crowds. Good rock quality, views, and scenery.

Getting There 

Cross the dam at the reservoir. Follow the trail along the reservoir until you reach the creek at the end. Cross over the creek bed to the other side and pick up the trail again. Crud and Mud can be approached from a trail about 100 yards from the end of the reservoir. The Hand and The Frog are approached a little farther at a branch in the creek that leads to the base of the Hand.The Frog is the next large formation uphill and east from the Hand. From the creek bed at the base of the Hand head uphill towards The Snail. Walk around the west base of The Snail and around the South side. Continue up to the West side of the Frog. Follow the trail to the left to access the routes on the East face.

Climbing Season

For the East Side area.

Weather station 1.2 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Frog

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Frog:
The Fast Lane   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 130'   
Get a grip   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
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Featured Route For The Frog
Rock Climbing Photo: David D. trying to Get a Grip.  Photos by Victoria...

Get a grip 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  California : Central Coast : ... : The Frog
Fun sport climbing on good (by Pinnacles standards) quality rock. The pump is more likely to get you than the diffuculty of the moves. Difficulty and steepness eases back up high. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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