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South and West Faces of Ceremonial Rock 
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Submitted By: Rick Shull on Oct 20, 2006
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Ceremonial Rock is on the edge of the large meadow on the park loop. The south side has a stairway to the top, providing easy access for toproping or walking off. Featured on the cover of "Off Belay" in the early 70's.

Getting There 

Walk from campsite or park on the loop in day use parking spots.

Climbing Season

Weather station 12.2 miles from here

7 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Ceremonial Rock:
South Face   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   South and West Faces of Cer...
The Edge Route   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 65'   South and West Faces of Cer...
Price's Crack   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   North Face of Ceremonial Ro...
Northface 10b   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     TR, 80'   North Face of Ceremonial Ro...
Regular Route   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   North Face of Ceremonial Ro...
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Tricky balance moves will see you through the crux...

Regular Route 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  CA : Redwood Coast : ... : North Face of Ceremonial Ro...
Bolted face climbing to thin crack. This route was first climbed in 1968 at 5.7 A1. The first ascentionists placed 13 bolts on lead to get to the upper crack system. Over many days they worked the moves and eventually removed 7 of the bolts as sections went free. It was rebolted in the early 1990's and is now the Ceremonial Rock classic. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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