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Castles Made of Sand S 
Japanese Water Torture S 
Looking for a Clue T,TR 
Me and My Monkey S 
Nodal Line S 
Organ Grinder S 
Relayer S 
Sound Chaser S 
When in Doubt, Run it Out S 

Upper Crust Rock Climbing 

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Location: 36.47007, -121.18428 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: thecornyman on Jan 16, 2012
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Good quality rock with a few climbs that range from 5.8 to 5.11. Area gets shade all day and is usually less crowded if you want to get away from the people.

Getting There 

Park in eastern parking log. Walk to the reservoir and take climbers' trail up to the wall. Solid sedimentary climbs, well protected, and totally topropable.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Crust

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Crust:
Organ Grinder   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch   
Me and My Monkey   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Sound Chaser   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Castles Made of Sand   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Relayer   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Upper Crust
Rock Climbing Photo: route on the left of the chimney

Organ Grinder 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CA : Central Coast : ... : Upper Crust
This is a fun climb. Huge holds, well protected. On second section from left. Access bolt by squeezing between middle rock formations and climbing left. No rap rings, but you can walk off the back...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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