The Left Wall receives sunlight most of the day, but may be slightly cooler during the mid-morning hours. Temperatures may be a few degrees higher than El Cajon, so if climbing in the summer make sure to bring plenty of water.
The approach from the road is approximately 60 to 90 minutes with an elevation gain of about 1,800 feet.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Left Wall:
Bright Eyes 5.6 Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 220 feet, Grade II
Buffalo Brothers 5.8 Sport, 2 pitches, 180 feet
Meteor 5.8 Sport, 4 pitches, 400 feet
Leonids 5.9 Sport, 3 pitches, 350 feet, Grade II
Manana 5.10 Sport, 2 pitches, 365 feet, Grade II
Cause for Pause 5.10c Sport, 5 pitches, 450 feet, Grade II
Triton Tower 5.11a Sport, 3 pitches, 360 feet, Grade II
Featured Route For Left Wall
Leonids 5.9 CA : San Diego County : ... : Left Wall
This climb is pretty straight forward. The route starts left of a 20 ft tower of blocks. P1: (5.9) Clip the first bolt from atop the blocks and follow the bolt line up and right for approximately 170 ft to a hanging belay. A slightly steeper section right before the anchor may be considered the crux of the climb.P2: (5.9) Continue climbing up and right past another dozen of so bolts, clipping an anchor bolt along the way, to a comfortable belay ledge. The anchor is positioned about 10 ft left of...[more] Browse More Classics in CA