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Hanging Rock

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About Hanging Rock:

Just to the left (when driving on 198 to the park, AKA northwest) of Moro Rock. The climb is actually very easy, but since there is little info on this park, I thought I put it on the list. We just saw the rock and thought that it would be a fun and easy climb. The hardest was probably a 5.5 at one spot (I dont have any guidebook so dont quote me). We actually didn't use ropes for all but one short pitch. It would be great for a beginner who wants some easy multipitch climb that you can practice placing gear on (All Trad). Had to change path due to rain. I think the other path may be slightly harder.
Approach: We drove toward Moro Rock parking lot. Stopped at sign pointing to Hanging Rock. Walked to the left of peak and down climbed for a few hundred feet (2 hours) but it was fun. Near the end of the downclimb, there is a pretty big boulder (3d rectangular shape on its side). We went below that and on the other side. There is a crack and face climbing that is easy. Just keep climbing up. The path splits to the left and the right. The right has a somewhat overhanging rock that we actually traversed and then climbed around due to worry of rain. Our original idea was to go left but it started sprinkling which hastened the trip. About 25 ft above the overhanging rock is a great ledge to belay and a good crack for an anchor. After that we just scrambled to the top.
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Rock Type: Granite
Type of Climbing: Trad
Sun Aspect: Afternoon Sun