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Deadheads 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
FA: Todd Swain, Patty Furbush, Kip Knapp, Colette Bein & Jim Schlinkman, 3/86
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Submitted By: M.Morley on Jan 1, 2002

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BETA PHOTO: Easy to set up toprope for this and "brimstone sta...

Description 

Start as for Brimstone Stairway (5.1 R). About half way up, traverse right along small ledge and continue to top.

Protection 

Some long webbing and a few pieces if toproping.


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Morbid Mound - South Face
BETA PHOTO: Morbid Mound - South Face
A nice crack to set a hex in at the top.
BETA PHOTO: A nice crack to set a hex in at the top.
Brimstone stairway to the left, Deadheads up the face along the rope.
BETA PHOTO: Brimstone stairway to the left, Deadheads up the f...

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By michael sulis
From: Portland, OR
Jan 14, 2009

I know nobody's crazy about Morbid Mound, but as a beginning climber this was a great place to get acquainted with Joshua Tree climbing, and to practice building anchors for toproping. Access up the NW side is easy, and there's a few cracks that work nicely with large stoppers or cams, and a nice big boulder to sling with a long piece of webbing, all right at the top of this route. It was a good confidence builder.