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The Missing Link Area

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ASScent, The 
Checkered Demon 
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The Missing Link Area Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: atp on Jun 9, 2011


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Group of hillside boulders, good place to get away from the afternoon sun. Not to bad, but a little hiking involved.

Getting There 

From Seminar Wall head towards right longs crack, in the middle the trail it will split and head right or north east. You'll see a large boulder in the distance on the hillside after some bigger ground level slabs, the trail goes across the slabs or at the base of them. Head to the large boulder, to the NE of it you'll see the boulders.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Missing Link Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Missing Link Area:
Chameleon   V1+ 5     Boulder, 11'   
Red Stagger   V2-3 5+     Boulder, 13'   
Checkered Demon   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   
Komodo   V5 6C     Boulder, 14'   
The Missing Link   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 40'   
Donny's Par Three   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a V3-4 6A+     Boulder, 12'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Komodo

Komodo V5 6C  California : San Diego County : ... : The Missing Link Area
Sit start on pair of scoops on left side of flaring crack. Left hand to dish/pocket in crack, right hand up to sloping shelf. Left hand moves up to side pull, then follow sloping shelf out right to crimps and finish on corner horn right of capstone...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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By EliotAC
From: Mill Valley
Jun 10, 2011
This area is called "The Missing Link" area.
By ron amick
From: poway, ca
Oct 1, 2011
There is a junky looking 20' tall block on the hanging meadow uphill and SW of the missing link that is actually solid and has a 5.11 called wild turkey.

If you go thru the tunnel north of the missing link, go left just before donnys par 3 and follow the track 100 feet downhill, where you will find "good for the soul" a beautiful 30' face with 2 routes, 5.9 and 5.10.
By atp
From: Clairemont Mesa, CA
Oct 9, 2011
Rock Climbing Photo: missing link area
missing link area
By HarrisonE
Apr 15, 2012
I went over to checkered demon and sent it, but soon the landing will be wrecked with the poison oak that surrounds it. Great climb though, I recommend!
By jahluv619
Jun 3, 2013
hey andrew...its j haas from the SRG...dude went out to this spot yesterday...good finds man...anywho...I was wondering if anyone had done the straight up line that runs in between chameleon and komodo...finishing up just left of the bid cap stone thing
By atp
From: Clairemont Mesa, CA
Jun 4, 2013
J.Haas! Dude that line hasnt been done that i know of, just the left and right exit. Glad you had fun and hope you got to check out up the hill in the central oaks area it has some fun stuff.

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