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Check's in the Mail , The 
Conjunction Junction  
Dollars and Sense 
Energy Blues, The 
Function Junction 
House of Cards  
I'm Just a Bill 
Interplanet Janet 
My Hero Zero 
Rufus Xavier Sarsaparilla 
Schoolhouse Rock  
Taxman Max 
Tyrannosaurus Debt 
Victim of Gravity 
What's Your Function?  

Schoolhouse Rock 


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Elevation: 1,000'
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Administrators: C Miller, Euan Cameron, M.Morley, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: C Miller on Feb 19, 2009
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Description 

This recently developed area is the best place at The Quarry for easy routes as it offers a concentrated selection of over a dozen routes 5.10 and under, with most routes being 5.9 or easier. All the routes are relatively short and tend to be more slabby than the typical Quarry route (Slab City being the exception).

The area, and all of the routes, are names from the popular 1970's television program Schoolhouse Rock which featured animated cartoons with an educational theme.

Some of the better routes here include The Energy Blues (5.6), Interplanet Janet (5.6), The Check's in the Mail (5.7), Conjunction Junction (5.9) & What's Your Function? (5.10b).

Routes fom left to right -

Rufus Xavier Sarsaparilla (5.7)
Schoolhouse Rock (5.8)
The Check's in the Mail (5.7)
The Energy Blues (5.6)
Taxman Max (5.5)
Dollars and Sense (5.7)
Tyrannosaurus Debt (5.9)
I'm Just a Bill (5.6)
My Hero Zero (5.0)
Conjunction Junction (5.9)
Function Junction (5.9)
What's Your Function? (5.10b)
Interplanet Janet (5.6)
House of Cards (5.10c)
Victim of Gravity (5.9)


Getting There 

Head to the far right side of the Quarry's West Face, past The Alcove, where a section of short, broken-looking rock can be seen at ground level.


15 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',3],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',3],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Schoolhouse Rock:
I'm Just a Bill   5.6 4c 14 V S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Function Junction   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Victim of Gravity   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
What's Your Function?    5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Schoolhouse Rock
Function Junction (5.9), Riverside Quarry

Function Junction 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a  CA : Inland Empire : ... : Schoolhouse Rock
Fun route with a slightly overhanging crux that leads up on solid (i.e. reinforced) crimps. Follow the left bolts near the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Schoolhouse right
BETA PHOTO: Schoolhouse right
Chris A is about to approach the crux.
Chris A is about to approach the crux.
Riverside Quarry overview showing the various sectors (double click for better viewing).
BETA PHOTO: Riverside Quarry overview showing the various sect...
Schoolhouse Rock, Riverside Quarry.
BETA PHOTO: Schoolhouse Rock, Riverside Quarry.
Schoolhouse left
Schoolhouse left
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By Cristiano
Sep 30, 2010

This place is awesome and super easy. Its great for taking newbies on top ropes. This place is great for top roping and for beginner leaders (sport). Lots of rock fall so bring helmets. Helmets are a great idea for this area.

By Ryan D.
Dec 26, 2013

Pretty much a big giant, low-angled slab. Many easy and safe routes, which are good for leading and climbing newbies. Chossy at times.