Mission Gorge, Main Wall.
From the kiosk at the second climbers loop enterance, follow the trail up the hillside along several switchbacks to the base of the main wall.
Weather station 4.6 miles from here
52 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',23],['2 Stars',24],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Main Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Main Wall:
The Owl 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Mariah 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'
Empathy 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 40'
Rock On 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport, 30'
Sympathy 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 40'
Escapade 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 80'
The Wasp 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Trapeze 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
The Thumb 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Featured Route For Main Wall
Escapade 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c CA
: San Diego County
: ... : Main Wall
An excellent sport climb with sustained technical moves and slippery stances. This route involves climbing on small features and slippery sloping rock. Moving up to clip the third bolt involves a very cool stemming move to reach a large two-handed hold allowing a secure clip of the third bolt....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
Latest Regional Forum Messages
Alan Nelson using a ground-down hook on a clean, h...
By Brad W
From: San Diego
Apr 5, 2012
One of the two hooks/carabiners atop Crack of Dust is pretty worn through--about 50% due to rope grooving. I don't know at what point it should be replaced, but please try not to TR off fixed hardware. Using two quickdraws is nearly as fast and will make the anchor last longer.
In fact, I don't really understand the hooks being there anyway...usually more of a sport climbing thing and seems pretty unique for MG.