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Little Cheops

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Little Cheops  

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Elevation: 650'
Location: 34.0982, -118.7334 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: jt512, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ryan Kelly on Aug 28, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: The cave, from Little Cheops. There's a bolt line...

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A smallish section of not quite vertical rock right next to the dam. It only has 3 routes, but provides a nice warmup for the day. All three routes share the same anchor so it only takes two parties to make it a crowd. Donít be surprised to find it taken.

Getting There 

After you pass over the dam and scramble down the hill into the wash, head right towards the dam. On your right you will find a severely over-hanging section of rock with several routes on it (Drifter Wall). Little Cheops is between this rock and the dam. You can either continue walking next to the water and scramble up a small wall on your right, or you can cut through the belay area of Drifter Wall and go left through a small cave.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.1 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Little Cheops:
Scarab   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 35'   
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Featured Route For Little Cheops
Some tool on Tut.

Mummy 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Little Cheops
Third on the wall, outshined by its neighbors. Nothing special here....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Little Cheops Slideshow Add Photo
Little Cheops.  Drifter Wall is to the right.
BETA PHOTO: Little Cheops. Drifter Wall is to the right.
Little Cheops, from the cave.  The line of chalk i...
BETA PHOTO: Little Cheops, from the cave. The line of chalk i...
View from the top of Drifter's rock.
BETA PHOTO: View from the top of Drifter's rock.

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By ryan mattock
Mar 2, 2009
little Cheops is such a nice place to go climbing for the afternoon.
By Bill Olszewski
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Mar 18, 2009
When I was there last week the water level was too high to skirt around Drifter Wall - used the cave. Little Cheops is a great wall for quickly knocking out a few climbs.

Screw the spiders, those holes make for really fun climbing!
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