Route Guide - iPhone / Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New - School of Rock
The Balconies is a wonderland of vertical chutes and home to Lava Falls and "Shake and Bake".
Approach by Balconies Trail.
9 Total Routes
Browse More Classics in The Balconies
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Balconies:
Lava Falls 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad, 2 pitches, 250'
Shake-N-Bake 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R Trad, 3 pitches, 400'
Featured Route For The Balconies
Lava Falls 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R CA : Central Coast : ... : The Balconies
Two magnificent pitches of wild stemming up a spooky black groove on the Balconies. Pitch one involves steep knob climbing between sometimes sparsely-placed bolts. An occasional knob can be tied off, but the steep crux comes between a gap in protection opportunities. Pitch 2 requires more hip-cramping stemming up the water-hardened chute. This pitch is not to be missed. At the time of this writing, not all bolts are inspiring, and some loose rock is present....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
Local Information for The Balconies
Latest Regional Forum Messages
From Northern California Go to Forum | What's New | Post New Topic