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Dos Equis 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c R

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c R [details]
FA: Larry Arthur, Bob Otter, 3/1980
Season: dry
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Submitted By: rhyang on Dec 12, 2010

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Lower-angled water streak with smooth features. Kind of like Tuolumne slab climbing -- bolts are sparsely placed. Crux is above fourth bolt.


Follow the Balconies trail from the westside parking lot and cross about five footbridges. Just before the sixth, there will be a climber access sign for the 'Destiny Wall' (Destiny is another name for this route). Turn right and head up a climber's trail. There is a fallen old gray pine near the base which makes a convenient bench.

Descend by rappel.


Four bolts to a two-bolt anchor.

Photos of Dos Equis Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: 5-December-2009: Me leading Dos Equis (5.8)  Pic b...
5-December-2009: Me leading Dos Equis (5.8) Pic b...
Rock Climbing Photo: Great warmup.
Great warmup.
Rock Climbing Photo: 11-December-2010: looking up route from base
BETA PHOTO: 11-December-2010: looking up route from base

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By chinos
Jan 9, 2011

a great route with excellent rock. a nice committing crux above the last bolt
By Brian
From: North Kingstown, RI
Sep 2, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

An "R" rating? I didn't think it was that run-out. Well protected by Pinnacles standards.
By Sean P. Sullivan
From: Morro Bay, California
Mar 1, 2015

Not "R", PG-13 MAYBE. Solid rock, great stemming, fun warm-up. I agree with Chinos, crux was above last bolt, adding a little spice!

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