Black Bluff - N. Face (Right Side)
Photo by Brian Cooper
This portion of the north face epitomizes what Black Bluff is all about - a fairly unbroken cliffband with route after route rising above the treetops to sweeping vistas on the edge of it all.
Don't miss Aurora Borealis
(5.9), Black Bart
(5.9), Social D
(5.10b), Shooting Star
(5.10b) and Powder Finger
(5.11a) whilst cragging here.
Follow the trail downhill to the base of the wall.
Weather station 1.2 miles from here
12 Total Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Black Bluff - N. Face (Right Side):
Black Bart 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Social D 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Black Beard 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
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Aurora Borealis 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA
: San Bernardino Mountains
: ... : Black Bluff - N. Face (Righ...
Singer is justified in calling this one of the best 5.9 crack climbs in the SBs. It is a wonderful climb in a wonderful setting - nice and athletic with great moves up fine grained granite.Work your way up the off width inside the flake, flakes and holds on the right prove most useful. The crux comes next with a hand traverse onto to a ledge on the left (very nice). Now follow the crack up over a couple of overlaps to the business. A splitter crack snakes it way up the face, but features to the ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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