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Bakersfield Bomb T 
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Bakersfield Bomb 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: (TR) unknown FL: Bill Todd & Laurent Mounoud 1/87
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Submitted By: Locker on Nov 20, 2005

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BETA PHOTO: "Bakersfield Bomb". Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

this is a face route that is OK and as with the others on this formation not that spectacular. But worthwhile if in the area or just wanting to do a shorter face route for some reason. There are a few easy to moderates on this rock and one can bang them off in a heartbeat if "ticking" off routes...I would not go out of my way however....

Protection 

two bolts, anchors (?), walk off or rap


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By Blitzo
Oct 8, 2006

Just another slab route, nothing special.
By mmurduff
Nov 3, 2011

Does have two bolt anchors, no rings or chains.