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Start as for Brimstone Stairway (5.1 R). About half way up, traverse right along small ledge and continue to top.
Some long webbing and a few pieces if toproping.
BETA PHOTO: A nice crack to set a hex in at the top.
BETA PHOTO: Easy to set up toprope for this and "brimstone sta...
BETA PHOTO: Brimstone stairway to the left, Deadheads up the f...
|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.