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The Bear

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About The Bear:

This wall features great climbing, mostly sport with a few trad lines. Check out Mark's Moderate, a 2-pitch 5.9, or Waynes World, a long 5.10. Note: There is no way to reach the anchors of the first tier climbs without being able to lead 5.9 sport or trad.
Approach: Follow the fire road past the Bear wall to the next outside corner. Look for a trail that begins at that corner through the manzanita back towards the wall. Do not try to find or use the approach trail shown in the guidebook that appears to access the left side of the trail. Its dirty, deteriorating, and clearly faced with erosion problems. The trail on the right, in comparison, has a much better grade, shows better maintenance, and has much less erosion issues.
Approach Time: 30-45 minutes
Latitude, Longitude: 38.65083, -122.61323
Access Issues:
Rock Type: Volcanic
Type of Climbing: Sport
Sun Aspect: All Day Sun

Routes

SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
Average Rating = 4.00/5 Beast of Burden 5.11b 4
Average Rating = 3.33/5 Rampage 5.10c 3
Average Rating = 3.60/5 Silverado Squatters 5.10b 5
0 Average Rating = 3.50/5 3 Star arete 5.10c 2
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Bear Arete 5.11c 0
0 Average Rating = 5.00/5 Body Snatcher 5.12a 1
0 Average Rating = 5.00/5 Jason and the Argonauts 5.12c 1
0 Average Rating = 5.00/5 Kidnapped 5.10b 1
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Old and in the Way 5.11b 0
0 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Swallow my pride 5.12b 1
0 Average Rating = 3.67/5 Theodore Roosevelt 5.8 3
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 treasure island 5.12a 0
0 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Wayne's World 5.10c 2
1 Average Rating = 3.67/5 Black Hole Sun 5.11a 4
1 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Kill Uncle 5.12a 3
1 Average Rating = 4.14/5 Marks Moderate 5.9 14
13 Average Rating = 3.00/5 The Bears Choice 5.12a 1
15 Average Rating = 3.50/5 Stone Free 5.12a 2