Bouldering at Ring Mountain

325 Taylor Road - Search Nearby - Added by Chanel Varasteh

Only 30 minutes away from the city of San Francisco, Ring Mountain preserve offers over 25 bouldering problems suitable for beginners to intermediate climbers - Climb with a view! 

Itching to climb outdoors near San Francisco? 

With only a quick drive from the city, Ring Mountain is a beautiful nature preserve overlooking the city of San Francisco offering two main rock formations, Turtle Rock (Pictured) and Split Rock. 

Split Rock is the slabby rock south of the parking area at the end of Taylor Road. The Split Rock is a solid, well-featured highball slab face is a perfect toprope for beginners or an exciting solo for an experienced boulderer! (About a 5-10 minute approach from parking area)

Turtle is pass Split Rock, over the hill a short hike to the west. Turtle Rock offers some of the most picturesque boulder problems in the Bay Area. Now you can climb the never-ending traverse or the multitude of short or high, easy to moderate problems, then sit down and enjoy some of the best views of the Bay! (About a 15-25 minute uphill approach from parking area)

For more detailed information on all climbing routes!

Distance

0.5 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

400 ft Gain

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

Rock Climbing, Chillin, Photography, Running, Hiking

Adult Beverages
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Groups
Handicap Accessible
Picnic Area
Romantic
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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