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Split Rock is an area comprised of two ~50' boulders split down the middle by a 3-6' wide chimney. The outer parts of each boulder offer some easy toprope climbing and fun bouldering, while the chimney area offers about 10 toprope climbs.The rock is that interesting mixture that makes up all the climbing at Ring Mountain; it's easy to crimp and hold with the hands, but can be slippery on the feet.
From the end of Taylor Rd, take the trail that runs due west (not through the gate) for about 50 yards. You can't miss it.
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Right Crack Mouth Arete 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a TR, 1 pitch, 20'
Just Inside the Crack-Left 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c TR, 1 pitch, 20'
Just Inside the Right Arete 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 6a TR, 1 pitch, 20'
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North Face Crack Right 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b CA : SF Bay Area : ... : Split Rock
Solid crack that slowly fades away to a slabby finish. Seems pretty easy until the crack and your pro disappear. Belay from the other side of the split. If your setting up a top rope be sure to climb the variation to the left and right side of the crack....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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