The Summit Area Rock Climbing
This encompasses the area just before the last switchback near the summit of Mt. Woodson, the summit itself and a bit of the downhill run after the summit. After swinging around past The Cave Area
switchback and heading north on the road, this area starts. It also includes the boulders down the north facing slope to the outstanding route P.H.D. and those routes past the summit antenna city to the Ogre
After The Cave Area, a right turn switchback is encountered and one begins to ascend the final run to the summit. It is after this switchback, that Summit Area is encountered.
Weather station 3.1 miles from here
25 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Summit Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Summit Area:
Leif 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 25'
Crucible 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, TR, 25'
Aces High 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, TR, 45'
The Sail 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c TR, 21'
Ogre 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, 30'
Firefly 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c TR, 1 pitch, 25'
Featured Route For The Summit Area
Ogre 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c California
: San Diego County
: ... : The Summit Area
The Ogre is a rather big boulder, that has two fine lines on it. The Ogre is the left leaning offwidth crack that is fairly overhanging, with a crux finish via a small Y in the crack where it promptly turns to fingers. This route faces east. On the southwest side of the boulder is another route to the top, an unnamed 5.10 hand/fist crack....[more] Browse More Classics in California
Greg still cruising the Crucible. Photo by Elizab...