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Jim's Myrtle Spurge 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Tim Klein and Locker
New Route: Yes
Season: ANY
Page Views: 509
Submitted By: Locker on May 9, 2013

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"Myrtle Spurge". Euphorbia myrsinites (...

Access Fund still owns Golden Cliffs property; soon to be transferred to Jefferson County MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Start as if doing "Mark Hamill's" (sound's a little kinky!), move immediately left.

Location 

This is just to the left of "Mark Hamill's Face" and is toproped off of separate anchors.

Protection 

2 Fixe anchors with[out] screw links.


Photos of Jim's Myrtle Spurge Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The climb.
BETA PHOTO: The climb.
Rock Climbing Photo: The anchor bolts.
BETA PHOTO: The anchor bolts.

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By Locker
From: Yucca Valley, CA
May 9, 2013

This route grabbed its name because this dude that works for Jefferson County was cruising around killing weeds that didn't belong in the area, and on his second pass, we chatted it up. After Jim left, he came back carrying this little plant. He said it is called, "Myrtle Spurge"...thus, "Jim's Myrtle Spurge".


Fun route...
By George Bracksieck
Dec 24, 2013

The white sap of the spurge is caustic. I'd glove up to handle it.
By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Jan 13, 2016
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

This route is fun and worth doing if you are in the area. The description says the bolts at the anchor have "screw links" which likely means quicklinks, but there are none. You can rap from Mark Hamill's Face just to the right.

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