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Burney Limestone (aka The Shredding)

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Burney Limestone (aka The Shredding)  


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Location: 40.7793, -122.0022 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

An excellent limestone sport climbing crag, located 26 miles outside of Redding on the way to Burney via the 299. The rock is limestone of pretty good quality, a bit dirty from lack of use but solid.

Getting There 

From the I-5 take CA299 east toward Burney. Burney Limestone is 26 miles outside of Redding, look for a sign that says 24 miles to Redding which will let you know you're getting close. First you will pass a pretty large limestone outcropping, this is not it. After a large S turn, you will see a pullout on the right side of the road, and a small trail on the left side of the road heading up a steep hill into the forest, that is the trail to the Shredding. You'll know you passed it once you see a large limestone wall on the left, this is technically part of Burney Limestone but past the main area.

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Weather station 3.1 miles from here

37 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Burney Limestone (aka The Shredding):
Cheeky Bastard   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Outer Wall
Baby Food   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   Opposite Main Wall
Remedy   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Approach Wall
The Nose   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 45'   Outer Wall
Figure Four   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Outer Wall
Nemesis   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   Outer Wall
Crank Whore   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 45'   The Main Wall
Fashion Victim   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 45'   The Main Wall
Space Sluts   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 45'   The Main Wall
Love Muffin   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 30'   The Main Wall
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Crank Whore 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  CA : Shasta Cascade : ... : The Main Wall
The most popular route on the Main Wall. Follow the line of XL jugs up until the bolt line splits, follow the jugs to the right. The crux can be pulled multiple ways but involves the right hand undercling, high feet, and a toss, the true crux is just being fresh for the crux, as the move is probably only v0+....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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