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The Roof Area

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L to R R to L Alpha
Chimney Sweep T 
Double D TR 
Jam Crack T,TR 
Roof, The T,TR 
Shoulder, The T,TR 
Triple D TR 

The Roof Area  


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The Area 

Just after passing The Y Crack, the trail splits into two. One trail bears left taking one towards The Prowe Area and the summit, while to the immediate right it drops down to the base of this great collection of routes at The Roof Area. Although these routes have been and will be lead, most folks TR them. To set them up, one hikes up at the aforementioned left in the trail, or continue past the Roof Area below and scramble up the other side.

Getting There 

Main Trail via the Y crack, heading right and down.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.1 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',5],['5.11',1],['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 The Roof Area:
The Shoulder   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, TR   
Double D   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     TR   
The Roof   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, TR   
Triple D   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     TR   
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Featured Route For The Roof Area
FF/A of Worsman's Roof, Feb. '87. You can see my left hand on the stump of the old oak tree.

The Roof 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  CA : San Diego County : ... : The Roof Area
This ascends the obvious roof crack via a cave. The crux is reaching up with the right hand and reaching for a "sliding pinky slot." From this reasonably good hold, one pulls the feet up and finishes off via lieback move or two. Thrilling route. Highly recommended...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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