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Summit Batman and Robin

Summit Batman and Robin

RichieRich : Batman and Robin

Apr 25, 2014

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Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Swan Slab : Oak Tree Flake (5.6)
By: RichieRich When: Jan 18, 2015

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Comments: People were TR Grant's crack, so I didn't bother heading up to the tree. I was able to put in two #1 C4s and one #3 after digging out a crack near the old bolts (I believe left of the crack mentioned by the previous poster). I would recommended belaying from the blocks as mentioned by another poster and then continuing up Bay Tree Crack! Walk off to penthouse cracks and rappel, or in our case rappel off the tree :/ (people were TR penthouse cracks and we didn't feel comfortable with ... more >>


Location: CA : Central Coast : Pinnacles National Monument : East Side : Upper Crust : Nodal Line (5.5)
By: RichieRich When: Jan 13, 2015

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Comments: Glad I'm not the only one that though so. That mantle is about 5-6 feet above the last bolt once you've committed, so as the wise man once said, "Don't fall!"


Location: CA : San Francisco Bay Area : Castle Rock Area : Castle Rock Proper : Access Route (5.5)
By: RichieRich When: Jan 1, 2015

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Comments: Looking at the picture which shows the sharp Left turn after the first crack.... if you continue straight up the crack it makes for a fun variation... Toproped with a directional from the bolt on the top (can't see it unless you follow the route in the picture). With the directional you'll swing a little down low, but it's easier climbing... up high maybe a 5.8/9ish? move to "summit". If you want to lead, you can place gear down low to protect the easier climbing but not sure about the crux. Che... more >>


Location: CA : San Francisco Bay Area : Castle Rock Area : Goat Rock : Swiss Cheese (5.4)
By: RichieRich When: Jul 21, 2014

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Comments: Used 6 or 7 slings to girth hitch handles (didn't trust some of 'em), 2 being double length, and a #.3 BD C4 about 20 feet or so from the start (probably could've used at least 2 more doubles to prevent rope drag)... One bolt on top, which I backed up with 50' of static line to a tree just behind the rock..... didn't see any other bolts out there except about 10 feet to the left which I wasn't ballsy enough to walk across the "ridge".


Location: CA : San Francisco Bay Area : Castle Rock Area : Shady Rock : Dog Breath (5.10a)
By: RichieRich When: Jul 14, 2014

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Comments: A #3 BD C4 (#2 may have been slightly better) fits in a hueco/pocket nicely near where the first bolt USED to be (as illustrated in Thornburg's guide)


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