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Outward Bound Slab
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Bound Outward T 
Dig Your Own Cactus TR 
Look Mom No Name T 
Look Mom, No Brains TR 
Look Mom, No Hands T 
Look Mom, No Sweat T 
Mastering Five-Two T 
Mom For The Road T 
Oh Pinyon Crack T 
One For The Road T 
Outward Bound Slab Route T 
Paint Me Gigi T 
Tres Fun T 

Mom For The Road 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Alan Roberts & Todd Gordon, January 1989
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Submitted By: Sean on Nov 14, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Mom For The Road, looking up from base.

Description 

Face moves to gain thin crack leading up to left-facing corner and up to the roof. Left across roof and over. Follow same crack to the terrace top.

Location 

Located on the right side of Outward Bound Slab. Descend by down scrambling to climber's right. Or continue to top via AC/DC or Tres Fun and down scramble as for those routes.

Protection 

Pro to 3" (optional 4"), gear anchor.


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By Brandt Allen
From: Joshua Tree, Cal
Nov 14, 2010

This route, as shown in the Bartlett guide, turns the roof to the right and follows the thin crack straight up. The crack reached by traversing left under the roof can be climbed directly from the ground at 5.7 or 5.8.
By Tommy G.
From: Killeen, Texas
Jan 21, 2013

Worthwhile if you are climbing in the area, lots of sun. Turning over the roof is fun.