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Waterfall Cliff
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Anti-Christ S 
Charlie Solo T,TR 
Clamydia S 
Convulsions T 
Degeneration T,S,TR 
Falls, The S 
Greeboo, The S 
Leading To Death T,S,TR 
Lieback Corner T,TR 
Oracle, The S 
Putrefaction S,TR 

Charlie Solo 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: EmilyFox on Dec 28, 2008

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Description 

Fun lieback moves. The crux comes moving around a boulder 2/3 the way up.

Location 

There are two obvious lieback routes on this face. The first is Lieback Corner. The second (Charlie Solo) is closer to the waterfall.

Protection 

Medium to large nuts, cams from 0.5 to 2 in.
Semi-decent 2 bolt anchor at top. Bring long webbing to back up if desired.


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By Brad Allender
From: Alameda, CA
May 10, 2010
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Pretty dirty climb. Was a little wet and muddy at places too. The top is very loose unless you do the face move at the top of Greenbo, which is harder than 5.7. Suggest backing up the top bolts (you'll need about 15 feet of webbing), one of the anchors is pretty iffy in my opinion.
By Brian Snider
From: NorCal
Jan 29, 2011

One bolt is loose, but there is an optional belay tree to the right of the bolts. Definetly dirty and mossy but lots of fun. Lead mostly with medium to large nuts.
By NorCalNomad
From: San Francisco
May 23, 2012

There is a pretty good sized poison oak plant growing to the side but onto the route now.