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Anonymous Tip S 
Case Dismissed S 
Cherry Picker S 
Conspicuous Bulge S 
Devil's Dominion S 
Happy Trails S 
Henchman, The T 
Mad Hatter T 
Mineshaft S 
Overhung S 
Spooky Hollow S 
Wayback Machine T 

The Glory Hole Rock Climbing 

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Location: 40.857, -123.7113 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Rick Shull, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Lurker on Jul 21, 2014
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A portion of The Glory Hole, Land of the Lost


Shade most of the day. A handful of 5.11 routes. Longer than most of the other LOTL offerings.

Getting There 

From the main parking (Pinch Me Wall, Snag Crag, etc.) head east along the ridge through shrubby but open terrain for ~15 minutes. Inobvious until you're on top of the crag, hike around left or right to the base.

Climbing Season

For the Land of the Lost area.

Weather station 6.8 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Glory Hole

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Glory Hole:
Case Dismissed   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Featured Route For The Glory Hole
Rock Climbing Photo: Case Dismissed (5.11b), Land of the Lost

Case Dismissed 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  California : Redwood Coast : ... : The Glory Hole
Crimps, sidepulls, and the occasional hidden jug. Crux is about halfway up. Still a little bit of loose rock on this one....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

Photos of The Glory Hole Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: 1. Matt's project (5.10a)
 2. Conspicuous Bulge (5...
BETA PHOTO: 1. Matt's project (5.10a) 2. Conspicuous Bulge (5...
Rock Climbing Photo: Lower half of the routes left of center on the Glo...
Lower half of the routes left of center on the Glo...
Rock Climbing Photo: Top of the Glory Hole as seen 4 minutes down the h...
Top of the Glory Hole as seen 4 minutes down the h...
Rock Climbing Photo: The approach to the Glory Hole, Land of the Lost
The approach to the Glory Hole, Land of the Lost

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By Evan Wisheropp
Jul 18, 2017
The Glory Hole is the most underrated crag in Humboldt for the 5.11 climber. The climbing is absolutely incredible; the rock is uniquely special, the holds are awesome, the walls are very 3D/featured, and the routes are just as long as anything on the Vision's Wall. The difference being that beta can sometimes be trickier to descifer sometines, which I think is great. We're working on finishing up the last handful of new routes, and if all goes well, there will be 16 lead routes on the wall in the next few weeks.

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