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Sound Chaser S 
When in Doubt, Run it Out T 

Upper Crust Rock Climbing 

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Location: 36.47007, -121.18428 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: thecornyman on Jan 16, 2012
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Good quality rock with a few climbs that range from 5.8 to 5.11. Area gets shade all day and is usually less crowded if you want to get away from the people.

Getting There 

Park in eastern parking log. Walk to the reservoir and take climbers' trail up to the wall. Solid sedimentary climbs, well protected, and totally topropable.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Crust

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Crust:
Me and My Monkey   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Sound Chaser   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Castles Made of Sand   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Relayer   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Matt posing from the base of the route

Japanese Water Torture 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b California : Central Coast : ... : Upper Crust
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