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Burney Limestone (aka The Shredding)  


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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

59 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',21],['2 Stars',25],['1 Star',12],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',6],['5.8',5],['5.9',7],['5.10',6],['5.11',10],['5.12',15],['5.13',4],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Burney Limestone (aka The Shredding):
Sunshine Face Bolt Ladder 1   C1     Trad, TR, Aid, 1 pitch, 100'   Pachyderm Wall AKA Sunshine...
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
Impossible Thing   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport   Wonderland
Chastity Belt   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 50'   Opposite Main Wall
Swallow Hole   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Back Walls
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
Hole in the Wall   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 100'   Pachyderm Wall AKA Sunshine...
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
Clean Palms, Dirty Fingers   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport   Wonderland
Porn Star   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a V4 6B     Sport, Boulder, 30'   West Side Cave Routes
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
Spread Eagle   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 50'   The Main Wall
No Quarter   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, TR, 70'   The Main Wall
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By Steve Weyand
From: Redding
Apr 27, 2015
CONDITION REPORT 
ATTENTION Redding climbers!

Somebody visited The Shredding on either April 24th or the morning of the 25th and stole several of the permanent stainless lower offs from the anchors of Crank Whore, Space Slut and Fashion Victim.

If anybody has any information regarding the individuals involved in the theft or the whereabouts of the hardware and equipment, please contact me via PM with the details.
CMC Auto Lock Stainless carabiner
CMC Auto Lock Stainless carabiner
By CrimperE6
From: ca
Oct 16, 2014
bring a stick clip for high first bolts. Can be loose on the lesser climbed areas
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