The Y Crack Area Rock Climbing
Climber topping out on The Y Crack (5.7), Dixon La...
This is first section of climbs encountered via the hiking trail into the area. On ones left is the namesake route, the striking OW crack in the center of the face.
Just as one hikes up the trail from the road, this formation is visable. The trail continues along its base. Approach on a slow day is 2 minutes (!).
Weather station 1.8 miles from here
7 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Y Crack Area
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The Y Crack 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b California
: San Diego County
: ... : The Y Crack Area
Who would have guessed that this is the namesake route for this area. Easily identified on the approach, this great climb involves a thin crack start to a crux move about a third of the way up, where an arching crack meets on the left. Liebacking the OW portion until the Y choice is made, adds to the dimension of moves on this route. Near the top, either L/R finish goes the same, but going right adds a bit of exposure. Highly Recomended...[more] Browse More Classics in California
The Y Crack (5.7), Dixon Lake
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Manzanita (Arctostaphylos glauca) near the Y Crack...
BETA PHOTO: The namesake of the Y-Crack Area. Butthole Express...
BETA PHOTO: The left line up the steep dishes is/was an incomp...
BETA PHOTO: The Y Crack Area...©
By Adam Stackhouse
Mar 21, 2006
There are a couple of boulders on the top of the Y Crack that offer some moderate bouldering.