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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
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All 47 | Routes 6 | Areas | Photos 13 | Page Improvements | Comments 9 | Posts 1 | Stars 13 | Ratings 5
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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

"Eggshell Arete"

V3 6A (1)

Boulder, 12'

CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Eggshell Boulder

Sep 12, 2007

Low Crack

V1 5 (2)

Boulder, 15'

CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Dihedral Boulder

Aug 9, 2007

Lower NRA

V4-5 6B+ (3)

Boulder, 20'

CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : NRA Boulder

Aug 9, 2007

Hillbilly Arete

V1 5 (4)

Boulder, 12'

CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Fingerboard Boulder

Aug 9, 2007

Warm Up Left

V0- 4- (3)

Boulder, 12'

CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Fingerboard Boulder

Aug 9, 2007

Unnamed Overhang

V0+ 4+ (5)

Boulder, 8'

CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Courier Boulder

Aug 9, 2007

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: DVS leading the start of the crux pitch. The off-w...

DVS leading the start of the crux pitch. The off-width/"chimney" is pressed up against the the obvious wall on the left. Photo by E. Kim.

CA : High Sierra : ... : North Arete (5.8)

Aug 23, 2007

Rock Climbing Photo: Winter Sunrise on the Sierra from Buttermilk Road.

Winter Sunrise on the Sierra from Buttermilk Road.

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Buttermilk Country

Aug 10, 2007

Rock Climbing Photo: José Working Soulslinger

José Working Soulslinger

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Soul Slinger (V9)

Aug 10, 2007

Rock Climbing Photo: José Working Soulslinger

José Working Soulslinger

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Soul Slinger (V9)

Aug 10, 2007

Rock Climbing Photo: Shanjean working Pope's Prow.

Shanjean working Pope's Prow.

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Pope's Prow (V6)

Aug 10, 2007

Rock Climbing Photo: An Austrian onsighting High Plains Drifter.

An Austrian onsighting High Plains Drifter.

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : High Plains Drifter (V7)

Aug 10, 2007

Rock Climbing Photo: Pouya on his send of High Plains Drifter

Pouya on his send of High Plains Drifter

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : High Plains Drifter (V7)

Aug 10, 2007

Rock Climbing Photo: Pouya on his send of High Plains Drifter

Pouya on his send of High Plains Drifter

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : High Plains Drifter (V7)

Aug 10, 2007

Rock Climbing Photo: Robb looking for a way to mantle the Visor.

Robb looking for a way to mantle the Visor.

CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : The Visor Lip (V3)

Aug 9, 2007

Rock Climbing Photo: Ascend the arete on the right side of the photo ju...

Ascend the arete on the right side of the photo just left of the longest vertical black streaks.

CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Hillbilly Arete (V1)

Aug 9, 2007

Rock Climbing Photo: Route ascends nearest face in this shot. Photo cou...

Route ascends nearest face in this shot. Photo courtesy of Obi.

CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Warm Up Left (V0-)

Aug 9, 2007

Rock Climbing Photo: Lyra looking for the top-out move.

Lyra looking for the top-out move.

CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Unnamed Overhang (V0+)

Aug 9, 2007

Rock Climbing Photo: Obi smooth as silk on the crux of Dead Bug

Obi smooth as silk on the crux of Dead Bug

CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : "Dead Bug" (V4)

Aug 9, 2007

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CA : San Jacinto Mountains : Black Mountain : The Summit : NRA : ... : Lower NRA (V4-5)
By: Dan Popa When: Sep 12, 2007

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Comments: What looks like a foothold appears to have broken off the lower right hand portion of the steering wheel sometime before this season which may explain why the top-out going straight up looks much harder than the problem's grade in the Dr. Topo. Go out left on the lip, it's doable.


Location: CA : San Jacinto Mountains : Black Mountain : Fire closes Black Mountain
By: Dan Popa When: Sep 12, 2007

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Comments: Road is back open


Location: CA : High Sierra : 06 - Little Lakes Valley & ... : Bear Creek Spire : North Arete (5.8)
By: Dan Popa When: Aug 8, 2007

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Comments: Not nearly as hard as some would have you believe. No problems route finding using the Supertopo guide. Our pitch break-down was a little different than that listed above since we simuled all but 3 pitches which were no harder than 5.7. Crux pitch consists of "5.8" flakes that we just stemmed and reached through with a loose gulley above that goes at a reasonable 5.6 in the Supertopo. 2/3 of us had packs and had no trouble navigating through this section. Pro everywhere you want it throughout th... more >>


Location: CA : San Jacinto Mountains : Black Mountain : The Summit : NRA : ... : NRA (V7)
By: Dan Popa When: Aug 8, 2007

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Comments: Two cruxes: the start and finish. Lie-backs off of the slopers with a BIG finish move off of bad hands. Fun if you like slopers.


Location: CA : San Jacinto Mountains : Black Mountain : The Summit : NRA : ... : The Visor Lip (V3)
By: Dan Popa When: Aug 8, 2007

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Comments: Mantle is far and away the hardest part of this problem at least for us taller folk. Worth doing once. Once.


Location: CA : San Jacinto Mountains : Black Mountain : Boulder Basin
By: Dan Popa When: Aug 8, 2007

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Comments: The fine for not buying the Adventure Pass is $5 (the same as the cost of the pass itself) and carries no penalties for not paying it (to my knowledge).


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