Climber in the Kern River Sierra Rock Climbing & Bouldering


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The Needles
Dome Rock Climber
Church Dome
Dome Rock

The Kern River Sierra is home to world class climbing. Climbers from all over the world come to The Needles in the summer to experience Yosemite-quality rock without the crowds. The various Kern River crags and Domelands also offer superb climbing year round.

Click for specific Bouldering Spots or Canyoneering:

Climber in the Kern River Sierra Bouldering Canyoneering

Giant Sequoia Region

The Needles
Dome Rock
Hermit Spire
Sentinel Peak (& nearby crags)
Johnsondale Area Climbing
McIntyre Rock (Trilogy)

Kernville & North

Kern Slabs/Kernville Rock
New Directions Cliffs
Chico Flat Rocks
The Rincon
Book Rock
Limestone Cliffs

Kern Plateau

Spirit Rock
Ghost Rock

Sherman Pass Crags
Upper Brush Creek Climbing Areas

Salmon Creek Wall Area
Boy Scout Rocks at Big Meadow New!
Corral Cliffs

Church Dome
Black Rock area
Kennedy Meadows Area


Bart Dome
North Domes

Lake Isabella & Lower Kern

Boulder Gulch
Bald Eagle Peak

The Gym

Greenhorn Mtns

Just Outstanding Boulders
Alta Sierra Slab

Dont Get Lost!
Kernville Adventure Map

Rock Cimbing and bouldering spots are depicted on the 6th edition, Kern River Sierra Map!

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Map Details

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