Desert Skies/Morning Dove Area
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BETA PHOTO: Mister Witty Topo
Located on the elevated West Rim, this area offers great moderate pocket problems with some easy, hard and high stuff too.
Walking up canyon, the West Rim is the rock band that runs along the entire left side of the canyon at the top of the hill. 'Desert Skies' is on the rim adjacent to the 'Happy Boulder Area'.
Weather station 3.8 miles from here
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['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Tall Wall Middle V3+ 6A+
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
Highball. Stand-start high with good edges on the vertical wall. Make a big stretch up and right to a big square-cut sidepull, and head up on edges, OR go straight up from the starting holds on crimps and sidepulls. Slightly easier moves lead up to the safety of the big horizontal crack at 25 feet, followed by a few more feet of easy ground. The opening sequences feel like the physical crux, but you get off the deck real quick on this thing and the moves continue to be committing. Very head...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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BETA PHOTO: View from up on the East Rim
BETA PHOTO: Morning Dove Wall Topo