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San Juan Canyon  

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Submitted By: Jeff Botimer on Feb 10, 2013
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Small wall just off the Bear Canyon loop trail, a few miles away from Ortega Falls. Right next to a creek and shady much of the day. Ronnie St. Jean was the first to bring this area to Mt. Project, listing a route under Ortega falls and giving directions.

Getting There 

Park in the bear canyon loop trail parking lot, located across the street from the candy store a couple miles down the road from the Ortega waterfall. From the north end of the lot hike north on the trail for about 5 min. you will see the route as you approach. you can't miss it, it's the first "view" you have on the trail. when you pass the hand rail veer right on a small climbers trail to the top of the climb. Rap down or take the trail along the creek down. (Credit: Ronnie St. Jean)

Climbing Season

For the Santa Ana Mountains area.

Weather station 5.4 miles from here

11 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for San Juan Canyon:
Unknown   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Featured Route For San Juan Canyon
The Fermi Level

The Fermi Level 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : San Juan Canyon
Simple but fun hand crack. Crux possibly around 10ft up, but it is a pretty sustained 5.7 throughout. Start right of the face and follow the crack up and left before finishing straight up....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Looking up at route 2. You can see route 1 and 3 t...
Looking up at route 2. You can see route 1 and 3 t...
Part of the creek descent.
Part of the creek descent.

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By Alex Kirk
May 1, 2013
Found 2 carabiners, one steel DMM one BD, email me at alexkirk55@yahoo.com so I can get them to you.
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