Williamson Rock is under a temporary closure to all recreational uses, including climbing, pursuant to a ruling by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that the area is critical habitat for the endangered yellow-legged mountain frog. Efforts by the non-profit organization Friends of Williamson Rock, in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service, are underway to regain climbing access to Williamson. For information on the status of these efforts, and to learn how you can help, contact the Friends of Williamson Rock: williamsonrock.org
This information is a public crowdsourcing effort between the Access Fund,
and Mountain Project. You should confirm closures, restrictions, and/or related dates.
The Ramblin' Wall is comprised of two separate faces, one north-facing and shady and the other south-facing and sunny, giving one options depending upon the weather. Ramblin' Wall North is home to over half a dozen moderates from 5.6 to 5.10c while Ramblin' Wall South has only two routes, a 5.10c and a 5.11b.
None of the routes here are classic but Childs Play (5.6), Betty Boop (5.7) and Ramblin' Man (5.10b) are the best this crag has to offer.
Approach by hiking up slabs past the Waterfall Wall passing The Tombstones and Epitaph; the crag sits just right of the Epitaph. The approach takes 5-10 minutes from the Waterfall Wall and about 30 minutes from the closest parking area.
Start at the left side of the face below a bulge. Climb over the bulge on edges and incut features to a stance. Continue up and right over another bulge and the anchors....[more]Browse More Classics in CA