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Sunny for much of the day and relatively sheltered from the wind this nice west-facing wall has a number of fine routes to choose from ranging from 5.4 to 5.11. Descent from this wall is typically via a rappel from the top of the route Grain Surgery.
See the Steve Canyon page for detailed approach information about getting to Steve Canyon.
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Grain Surgery 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
The Decompensator of Lhasa 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
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The Decompensator of Lhasa 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Grain Surgery Wall
Located on the right hand face of the upper east side of Steve Canyon. Start off a boulder to the right of the large central chimney system (Hoopharkz, 5.4). From the boulder, reach out right to a horizontal and the left-arching crack system above (small cams). A direct start is possible (5.11c/d) but the complete lack of pro keeps people off. Above, gear in the horizontal protects moves up to steep friction past 2 bolts (crux). Higher, a third bolt protects a traverse right to the arete w...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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