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Location: 34.1954, -118.8859 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: RafaelReyes on Jun 21, 2013
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Description 

Short but overhanging sandstone with a couple fun problems. The wall itself is about 20 yards long in the shade almost all day. Not a destination area but an excellent place to train for locals mostly due to proximity and not worrying about every hold breaking off *cough* Mystery Science Theater. At first I hesitated at putting this up however there have been no access issues for the time I have been climbing here. As the rest of the areas in the local vicinity have been shut down I thought that this would be a convenient alternative. Please leave no trace. Also feel free to chip in on the grading, I know its off.

Also don't climb here after rain, the holds will break.

Getting There 

Exit the 101 and head north on Moorpark Road then turn right on Gainsborough Road. You will see the boulders sticking out of a hill on the left, nicknamed Tarantula Hill by locals.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.8 miles from here

6 Total Routes

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


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By rp89
Feb 26, 2015
Fun little area though I can see this place being crowded out easily. SDS force you to get pretty creative with feet.

The wall faces ese, it's in the sun for most of the day.

The directions listed are wrong. Gainsborough is a left off moorpark rd and a right off of lynn rd., respectively. Give it two days after rain. Similar rock to stoney. Oh yeah- watch out for all the cactus.
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