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Table of contents

1. Fossil Falls 76 routes in Crag

Summary:
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seasonality
Unknown, Boulder and Aid

Long/Lat: -117.909119, 35.967379

Unique Features And Strengths:

Climbing consists of basalt rock formations from volcanic activity.

Description:

Fossil Falls is a climbing spot with beautiful basalt rock formations that was once a multitude of waterfalls. The rating of the climbs are typically rated lower than the relative difficulty but it doesnt take away from the great climbing. Almost all the climbs are toprope accessible and there are several areas that can have new routes set up. Nearby is a small bouldering field that consists of a couple well established boulders.

Access Issues:

The lower portions of the falls have experienced territorial disputes with nearby private landowners. These landowners often prevent climbers from using the lower portions but with friendly negotiation it is accessible.

1.1. Upper Area, West Side, Right 12 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 The Blocks 5.9Unknown
2 Unknown 1 5.11+Unknown
3 Unknown 2 5.11Unknown
4 Eagle 5.9Unknown
5 Ride of the Valkyries 5.10cUnknown
6 Unknown 3 5.9Unknown
7 Ed's Crack 5.10+Unknown
8 The Pinwheel 5.8Unknown
9 Unknown 4 5.8Unknown
10 Unknown 5 5.10Unknown
11 Unknown 6 5.10+Unknown
12 Unknown 7 5.11Unknown

1.2. Upper Area, West Side, Left 9 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Unknown 1 5.11Unknown
2 Unknown 2 5.6Unknown
3 Unknown 3 5.9Unknown
4 Birdshit Crack 5.7Unknown
5 Unknown 4 5.10Unknown
6 Unknown 5 5.9Unknown
7 Unknown 6 5.10+Unknown
8 Unknown 7 5.8Unknown
9 Unknown 8 5.7Unknown

1.3. Upper Area, East Side, Right 6 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Unknown 1 5.12Unknown
2 Unknown 2 5.10Unknown
3 Unknown 3 5.11Unknown
4 Unknown 4 5.10Unknown
5 Unknown 5 5.10cUnknown
6 Unknown 6 5.11+Unknown

1.4. Upper Area, East Side, Left 4 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Unknown 1 5.10Unknown
2 Unknown 2 5.11Unknown
3 Unknown 3 5.11aUnknown
4 Unknown 4 5.7Unknown

1.5. Lower Area, East Side, Right 4 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Unknown 1 5.10Unknown
2 Twilight of the Gods 5.11aUnknown
3 Rusty Piton 5.9Unknown
4 Unknown 2 5.5Unknown

1.6. Lower Area, East Side, Center 3 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Unknown 1 5.7Unknown
2 Unknown 2 5.9Unknown
3 Unknown 3 5.10Unknown

1.7. Lower Area, East Side, Left 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Lethal Weapon 5.12Unknown

1.8. Scott's Bluff, Left 7 routes in Area

Summary:
All Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Lawyers Are Poodles, Too 5.10cUnknown
2 Ojos Negroes 5.10dUnknown
3 Gopher Tooth 5.10aUnknown
4 Utmost Gravity 5.9Unknown
5 The Swings 5.10+Unknown
6 Broomhilda's Immolation 5.10Unknown
7 The Sliding Board 5.10Unknown

1.9. Scott's Bluff, Right 13 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Short Aid Crack 5.10bUnknown
2 At Risk 5.10bUnknown
3 The Wilding 5.11+Unknown
4 Feed the Kitty 5.10bUnknown
5 The Come Line 5.9Unknown
6 Fruit of the Loomis 5.10Unknown
7 Vaino Knows Climbing 5.12Unknown
8 On the Verge 5.9Unknown
9 Finger Locking Good 5.10Unknown
10 The Poodle's Revenge 5.10b A1Aid
11 Sheer Loomisy 5.11cUnknown
12 Basalt and Battery 5.10cUnknown
13 Eve's Dropping 5.11+Unknown

1.10. Black Planets 17 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder

Long/Lat: -117.895131, 35.899423

Description:

Group of boulders located a few miles East of Fossil Falls but has similar basalt rock formations. The rock is very unsuitable to climb on during summer days because it gets extremely hot.

1.10.1. Boulder1 9 routes in Boulder

Summary:
Description:

The furthest boulder from the parking lot. Has three main faces. An overhanging one. A long face with multiple routes. And a blank technical face.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 *** Unknown / Black Dance

The flat face of the last boulder in the main group. Several very technical crimp moves to a mantel to topout.

V4Boulder
2 *** Unknown2

Face adjacent to Unknown. Left side start on small holds and go straight up to topout.

V2Boulder
3 Unknown3

Right of Unknown2. Crux is right before topout using slopers to mantle to topout.

V3Boulder
4 *** Unknown4 / Planetary Traverse

Starting at the furthest corner of the boulder from the parking area, traverse starting right all the way to the overhanging face of the boulder. Consists of many small crimps and ultra precise footing.

V5Boulder
5 *** Unknown5

Overhanging face starting with large jugs and using edgy slopers to topout.

V4Boulder
6 Unknown5 Variant / Flight of the Voyager

Sit start variant of unknown5. Small crimps and complicated footing to jug and then slopers to topout.

V??Boulder Project
7 *** Arete / Queen's Temple

Classic arete to the right of Unknown.

5.8Boulder
8 Unknown6

In between unknown2 and unknown 3. Small crimps and small footing straight up to topout.

V5Boulder
9 Unknown7

Project starts left of Flight of the Voyager and goes straight up to a crimpy ledge. Then find a magic way up the face. V-hard!

v??Boulder Project

1.10.2. Boulder2 3 routes in Boulder

Summary:
Description:

Tall boulder with very slight overhanging face and jagged edges.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 ** Arete / Comet Comatose

Nice arete on the left side of boulder

Boulder
2 *** Unknown / Starscream

Right face of boulder. Start low and dino to small edge. Continue up edge to topout.

V3Boulder
3 ** Unknown2

Middle face of Black Comet boulder. Super small crimps and odd foot placement make for difficult climb.

V5Boulder

1.10.3. Boulder3 1 route in Boulder

Summary:
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Unknown / Into the Wormhole

Wave looking boulder with little to zero holds. Awkward and not the best around.

v??Boulder

1.10.4. Boulder4 2 routes in Boulder

Summary:
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Unknown

Traverse left along edges and slopers then follow the holds up. The foot beta gets pretty odd at this point.

V4Boulder
2 Unknown2

Arete to the left of Unknown. Probably v5-v7 range.

v??Boulder

1.10.5. Boulder5 1 route in Boulder

Summary:
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Unknown

Boulder face left of LX Arete. Slopers and a few small crimps to topout.

V??Boulder

1.10.6. Boulder6 1 route in Boulder

Summary:
Description:

One of the first boulders in the main area.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Unknown

Sit start on large holds. Follow large jugs and edges straight up to easy topout.

V1Boulder

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
5.5 Unknown 2 Unknown 1.5. Lower Area, East Side, Right
5.6 Unknown 2 Unknown 1.2. Upper Area, West Side, Left
5.7 Birdshit Crack Unknown 1.2. Upper Area, West Side, Left
Unknown 8 Unknown 1.2. Upper Area, West Side, Left
Unknown 4 Unknown 1.4. Upper Area, East Side, Left
Unknown 1 Unknown 1.6. Lower Area, East Side, Center
5.8 The Pinwheel Unknown 1.1. Upper Area, West Side, Right
Unknown 4 Unknown 1.1. Upper Area, West Side, Right
Unknown 7 Unknown 1.2. Upper Area, West Side, Left
*** Arete Boulder 1.10.1. Boulder1
5.9 Eagle Unknown 1.1. Upper Area, West Side, Right
The Blocks Unknown 1.1. Upper Area, West Side, Right
Unknown 3 Unknown 1.1. Upper Area, West Side, Right
Unknown 3 Unknown 1.2. Upper Area, West Side, Left
Unknown 5 Unknown 1.2. Upper Area, West Side, Left
Rusty Piton Unknown 1.5. Lower Area, East Side, Right
Unknown 2 Unknown 1.6. Lower Area, East Side, Center
Utmost Gravity Unknown 1.8. Scott's Bluff, Left
On the Verge Unknown 1.9. Scott's Bluff, Right
The Come Line Unknown 1.9. Scott's Bluff, Right
5.10a Gopher Tooth Unknown 1.8. Scott's Bluff, Left
5.10b At Risk Unknown 1.9. Scott's Bluff, Right
Feed the Kitty Unknown 1.9. Scott's Bluff, Right
Short Aid Crack Unknown 1.9. Scott's Bluff, Right
5.10b A1 The Poodle's Revenge Aid 1.9. Scott's Bluff, Right
V1 Unknown Boulder 1.10.6. Boulder6
5.10c Ride of the Valkyries Unknown 1.1. Upper Area, West Side, Right
Unknown 5 Unknown 1.3. Upper Area, East Side, Right
Lawyers Are Poodles, Too Unknown 1.8. Scott's Bluff, Left
Basalt and Battery Unknown 1.9. Scott's Bluff, Right
5.10 Unknown 5 Unknown 1.1. Upper Area, West Side, Right
Unknown 4 Unknown 1.2. Upper Area, West Side, Left
Unknown 2 Unknown 1.3. Upper Area, East Side, Right
Unknown 4 Unknown 1.3. Upper Area, East Side, Right
Unknown 1 Unknown 1.4. Upper Area, East Side, Left
Unknown 1 Unknown 1.5. Lower Area, East Side, Right
Unknown 3 Unknown 1.6. Lower Area, East Side, Center
Broomhilda's Immolation Unknown 1.8. Scott's Bluff, Left
The Sliding Board Unknown 1.8. Scott's Bluff, Left
Finger Locking Good Unknown 1.9. Scott's Bluff, Right
Fruit of the Loomis Unknown 1.9. Scott's Bluff, Right
5.10d Ojos Negroes Unknown 1.8. Scott's Bluff, Left
5.10+ Ed's Crack Unknown 1.1. Upper Area, West Side, Right
Unknown 6 Unknown 1.1. Upper Area, West Side, Right
Unknown 6 Unknown 1.2. Upper Area, West Side, Left
The Swings Unknown 1.8. Scott's Bluff, Left
V2 *** Unknown2 Boulder 1.10.1. Boulder1
5.11a Unknown 3 Unknown 1.4. Upper Area, East Side, Left
Twilight of the Gods Unknown 1.5. Lower Area, East Side, Right
V3 Unknown3 Boulder 1.10.1. Boulder1
*** Unknown Boulder 1.10.2. Boulder2
5.11c Sheer Loomisy Unknown 1.9. Scott's Bluff, Right
5.11 Unknown 2 Unknown 1.1. Upper Area, West Side, Right
Unknown 7 Unknown 1.1. Upper Area, West Side, Right
Unknown 1 Unknown 1.2. Upper Area, West Side, Left
Unknown 3 Unknown 1.3. Upper Area, East Side, Right
Unknown 2 Unknown 1.4. Upper Area, East Side, Left
5.11+ Unknown 1 Unknown 1.1. Upper Area, West Side, Right
Unknown 6 Unknown 1.3. Upper Area, East Side, Right
Eve's Dropping Unknown 1.9. Scott's Bluff, Right
The Wilding Unknown 1.9. Scott's Bluff, Right
V4 *** Unknown Boulder 1.10.1. Boulder1
*** Unknown5 Boulder 1.10.1. Boulder1
Unknown Boulder 1.10.4. Boulder4
V5 *** Unknown4 Boulder 1.10.1. Boulder1
Unknown6 Boulder 1.10.1. Boulder1
** Unknown2 Boulder 1.10.2. Boulder2
5.12 Unknown 1 Unknown 1.3. Upper Area, East Side, Right
Lethal Weapon Unknown 1.7. Lower Area, East Side, Left
Vaino Knows Climbing Unknown 1.9. Scott's Bluff, Right
** Arete Boulder 1.10.2. Boulder2
V?? Unknown5 Variant Boulder Project 1.10.1. Boulder1
Unknown Boulder 1.10.5. Boulder5
v?? Unknown7 Boulder Project 1.10.1. Boulder1
Unknown Boulder 1.10.3. Boulder3
Unknown2 Boulder 1.10.4. Boulder4