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Good Girls S 
Groove Dynamics S 
Hippie Girls S 
Jungle Cruiser S 
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Narcissist S 
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Spasm S 
Taxidermy S 
Water Torture S 

Upper Tier  


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Location: 34.10261, -116.96508 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This area has routes on both the west and east walls. If you want to do hard routes this is your area. Almost all the routes on the West side are 5.11 or harder! This is the area that was hit the hardest by the mudslide but a few climbers have come in and leveled out the belay stances and re bolted a few routes so that you aren't clipping bolts 3 feet off the deck.

Getting There 

From the middle tier scramble up the east wall along the base there is a very faint climbers trail. It is a 4th class scramble. Look out for the stinging nettle.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.9 miles from here

19 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',3],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',4],['5.11',2],['5.12',3],['5.13',3],['>=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 Upper Tier:
Jungle Cruiser   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Hippie Girls   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Curbie   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Good Girls   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Dirty Hippie   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Dirty Girls   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Water Torture   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
Chelsea Grin   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Spasm   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 90'   
Bad Boys   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Diluted   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Delusions   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Groove Dynamics   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport   
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Featured Route For Upper Tier
Leading delusions, photographed from the top of Go...

Delusions 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Upper Tier
Easy climbing on the left face of the dihedral moves right across a triangular block down low. There's a nice ledge for a good rest, use it as there aren't many more opportunities. The climbing turns thin and reachy as you move back left into a seam where you'll find side pulls, pinches, stemming and interesting moves. Keep your cool and finish strong as you pull over the final lip....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Local Information for Upper Tier
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Myself climbing in the Upper Falls @ Frustration C...
Myself climbing in the Upper Falls @ Frustration C...
Jason on Delusions (5.11c), Frustration Creek
Jason on Delusions (5.11c), Frustration Creek
The view from the Upper Tier, Frustration Creek
The view from the Upper Tier, Frustration Creek
The good stuff in the Upper Tier area. Look close ...
BETA PHOTO: The good stuff in the Upper Tier area. Look close ...
Joel taking a burn on Narcissist 13a.
Joel taking a burn on Narcissist 13a.
The upper waterfall at the back of the canyon, Fru...
The upper waterfall at the back of the canyon, Fru...
Sam belaying Aaron on 2nd pitch above "Good G...
Sam belaying Aaron on 2nd pitch above "Good G...
Western Columbine (Aquilegia formosa), Frustration...
Western Columbine (Aquilegia formosa), Frustration...
From left to right:  Chelsea Grin  5.10a, Dirty Gi...
From left to right: Chelsea Grin 5.10a, Dirty Gi...
Chris S. working Evisceration (5.13c), Frustration...
Chris S. working Evisceration (5.13c), Frustration...

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By C Miller
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Jun 8, 2009
Evisceration on Youtube -
By janjan
From: redlands, ca
Jun 8, 2014
What happened to this Evisceration route?