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The Walnut Rock Climbing 

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Location: 32.81797, -116.33985 View Map  Incorrect?
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This walnut shaped boulder is split by a pristine finger sized horizontal splitter crack that travels almost halfway around its face. Easily identifiable from a distance.

Getting There 

A short rambling hike north of the usual cottonwood climbing area. No path exists. See map overlay and identify landmarks to aid in navigation. On the southwest side of a hill capped with a large pile of boulders.

Climbing Season

For the McCain Valley area.

Weather station 5.4 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: A few moves in to the thin fingers crack.

Uncracked Walnut V4 6B  California : San Diego County : ... : The Walnut
Start low left on the south side of the boulder as low as can be without being inside of the scrub/bush. Move up and right utilizing the thin finger crack and delicate smearing heel and toe hooks into the crack. Move around to the slightly overhanging east face then exit the crack onto crimps and move up to the rounded lip to make the delicate mantle finish.Larger individuals may find certain sections of the crack too small to fit their fingers in, which makes the start tricky. Smaller indivi...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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