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Earthday and Munge Domes
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Choss Whisperer 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: R. Behrens
New Route: Yes
Season: Sunny, west-facing
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Submitted By: Bruce Bindner on Jan 28, 2009

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Description 

A crumbly start leads to better rock above, with a fun exit. Like many new routes in the Alabama Hills, be aware of loose holds and friable rock until the route sees more traffic.

Location 

Located on the west face of Munge Dome.

Descent: Rappel from Mussy Hooks at the top.

Protection 

7 bolts


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By munge
Feb 19, 2013

At about the same time this went in, we top roped the thin crack left of Choss Whisperer, calling it "Probably go, natural pro" 5.9 (no stars) and it had much looseness. We didn't think it was worth pursuing beyond a TR burn.

There is also a 'backside route' off a block that is relatively short. 5.5. Not worth doing. Only mentioned here in case someone desperately wanted to TR Choss Whisperer they could solo this line up and set up the TR.
By BAd
Oct 29, 2014
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

We did this last weekend after a local recommended it. Only a couple of semi-choss holds to start. The rest is pretty good and nice finish. Very much worth doing if you're out in that neck of the woods.