Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Lower Mission Canyon

Select Route:
?? T 
Blowin' Chunks T 

Lower Mission Canyon  


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 34.4643, -119.7127 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 887
Administrators: andy patterson, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: andy patterson on Oct 2, 2007
Forecast:
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]

Description 

North facing and shady. Quite secluded as the approach, while beautiful, requires a bit of gumption. The rock quality varies from good to very dirty. Most of the routes are rife with lichen.

Getting There 

Park at Tunnel Trail trailhead. Walk on the paved road for about 3/4 of a mile till the trail crosses Mission Creek via a bridge. Scramble down into the creek and commence a 20-30 minute boulder-hopping adventure past poison oak and pristine swimming holes. You will eventually arrive at the base of the crag (on the left). A small cave at the base of the cliff is a good place to rack up and get your bearings. Pin Tan Alley begins about fifteen feet to the left of the cave, and Blowin' Chunks begins about 80 feet to the left of the cave and up the hill.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.3 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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


Featured Route For Lower Mission Canyon

Blowin' Chunks 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13  CA : Central Coast : ... : Lower Mission Canyon
Begin by clambering up beautiful orange shelves, and past a small tree. The corner steepens into a 5.9 lieback through dirty and lichenous rock. Follow the crack to the left and up. Prepare yourselve for truly adventurous climbing (i.e. sandy holds, poison oak, lichen, route-finding, and vintage bolts that look like they wouldn't hold an infant)!...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Local Information for Lower Mission Canyon
Comments on Lower Mission Canyon Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -