As of Oct 4, Summit Rock at Sanborn County Park is open to climbing seasonally on weekends under a free permit system limiting access to 35 people a day, subject to the results of an ongoing peregrine/climber monitoring program. Climbers interested in climbing there can call the Parks Department reservation line at 408-355-2201, give their contact information, and receive the free permit immediately by email.Please remember to close all gates and observe all posted signs.
This information is a public crowdsourcing effort between the Access Fund,
and Mountain Project. You should confirm closures, restrictions, and/or related dates.
Start up the crack that forms the lower portion of the "Tree Surgeon" (5.10a), then exit up and right onto the overhanging arete that forms the crux of the climb. The hardest moves are found on the last ten feet.
Pro. to 21/2 inches to protect the initial crack section; quick draws for the overhanging arete that follows.