In an attempt to climb directly up the main face we discovered this fun route. Start as for Salted but veer right at the base of the slab. Tend up a left facing scoop past some cruxy moves to the base of a crack coming out of the cave. There pop up and right to follow that crack into the cave. Follow the crack up and out of the cave to the Salted rap anchor.There are some cruxy moves that require some interesting lieback skills. After debating whether the route was 5.8 or 5.9 we put 5.8D on...[more]Browse More Classics in CA
If any one is checking out this area I Work at pathfinder Ranch and have been climbing on alot of the boulders in the NF and have beta for the many of the differnt crags and boulders in gardner valley. Shoot me an email if you are curious about any climbing in the area. there is much to be climbed and a ton of boulders to be climbed in a typical so-cal style.
I would alos like to thank who ever has replaced most of the bolts on the climbs on the crags behind the camp. They have made my life alot easier and the climbing safer.
Just an update to anyone heading up here...The rap bolts on what I believe they call "gold wall" are looking bad..west rap bolts spin badly and the east has a good size crack in the rock running right thru its bolt.. can walk off tho so probley better to do that