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Horseshoe Canyon currently contains some of the tougher climbing in the Auburn Cliffs area, with routes up to 5.12c. This includes a project, which would be the presumed .12c. This area is still very much under development, with new routes going up every once in a while.
Estimated apporach time from the parking lot: 21 minutes.
10 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Horseshoe Canyon:
Diagon Alley 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Uncomfortably Dumb 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Unknown 5.10a 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Vacavillain 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Human Oddity 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Animal Style 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
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Human Oddity 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a CA : Sacramento Valley/Foothills : ... : Horseshoe Canyon
To find this climb, look into Horseshoe Canyon. You will see bolted routes on the right-hand wall (extending back towards the "horseshoe"). This climb follows the leftmost set of bolts on that wall.This climb has a little bit of everything. Start with an easy jug haul to a roof section involving an interesting, slopey hole. Continue, and enjoy a slabby/crimpy section followed by more vertical and overhung fun.There are primarily two difficult sections on this climb: the roof leading from the...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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