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Wanna Get Away Crag Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 1,800'
Location: 37.84281, -121.89799 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Shady secluded northeast facing soft sandstone crag developed by Jim Thornburg, Steve Temple, Samuel Crossley, and Dave Stallard.

Getting There 

From the south entrance to the park go past Rock City and go uphill to the large Curry Point turnout parking area. 2.5 mi. hike/ride to the crag on a fire road. When confronted with a fork stay right, left, then right (downhill) to where the road flattens and look for a trail on the right. Follow the trail till the crag comes into view. Approach from the left just before the trail meets the cliff. Costs $10 to park.

Climbing Season

For the Mount Diablo State Park area.

Weather station 2.5 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',4],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Wanna Get Away Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Wanna Get Away Crag:
Stemple Slab   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 80'   South Lump
Wanna Get Away   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   North Lump
Samland   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 50'   Samland
Happy Hour   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   North Lump
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Rock Climbing Photo: Dylan Sjostrom pulls the thin lie backing near the...

Wanna Get Away 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  California : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : North Lump
Link-up of Happy Hour and Don't Stress. Start on the first 3 bolts of Happy Hour, then traverse left a few feet along the left-leaning diagonal crack and finish up the shallow corner of Don't Stress. A fun combination of slab at the beginning, then thin liebacking up to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: North Lump and Samland on the back
BETA PHOTO: North Lump and Samland on the back
Rock Climbing Photo: Trailhead
BETA PHOTO: Trailhead

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By grabski
From: N California
Jun 24, 2016
Keep an eye out for poison oak on the last section of single-track trail. Don't let it scare you off, because there are some fun slab climbs here. But be prepared to weave around some p-oak branches leaning into the trail.

Thanks to the crew for developing the area. It's fun getting back there and feeling like there's no one around (because there isn't!).
By Burlen
Apr 2, 2017
Some fun climbs here but the place is a choss fest. rock is pretty unstable, micro crimps exfoliate when pulled on, harder rock comprised of coarse sand matrix grinds down under foot. some of the routes are relatively clean others may never be.

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