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The Prowe Area 

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The Area 

Just after the Y Crack Area one can do a zigzag scramble up to the base of this large boulder or down to The Roof Area. The Prowe Area possesses probably the best face route at Dixon Lake known as you guessed it, The Prowe.

Getting There 

Via main trail to summit.

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Prowe Area:
Blood and Roses   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Trad, TR, 25'   
The Prowe   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 6a     TR, 30'   
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Blood and Roses (5.10b)

Blood and Roses 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b  CA : San Diego County : ... : The Prowe Area
This is a beautiful flake that is clinging on the hidden west side of the Prowe formation. Climbing this takes one up a steep bulging lieback until feet in the crack/flake can come about. Two options for the finish are as follows: continue straight up through a short dihedral (most commonly done) or, where the flake ends/dihedral starts, take a rail out to the left. Here two decent hand holds set one up for a dyno slap to the top, or a tougher yet static move. A mantel to finish this 5.11 ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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