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Liver is Evil and Must Be Punished, The 
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Mumbling Bee 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Woody Stark, Locker and Rev. Bill Blitzo
New Route: Yes
Season: any
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Submitted By: Locker on Jan 17, 2007
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Woody on "Mumbling Bee".
Photo by Blitzo.


Crux is about 20 feet up or there about. A few fun traverse moves up top, then up and over left side of formation. Horizontal cracks protect well. Real fun climb!!! (I have a feeling it has been done either Solo or via a TR because it is sort of "right in your face obvious"... None the less, it's well worth doing.

this thing is flat out fun!!!...


Route is just to the left of "Eyes of Amber" (I think...)

Rap off of exisiting Anchors 20 feet east, above "Water Mocassin"


Two bolts and small to medium cams, no anchors. Use formation on top to sling or build anchor off of.

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Swell anchors. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Swell anchors.
Photo by Blitzo.
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By Blitzo
Mar 6, 2007

I hear this route was going to be chopped.

By susan peplow
From: Joshua Tree
Mar 6, 2007

Already did - sorry boyz!


By Blitzo
Apr 27, 2007

Who Cares?

By Locker
From: Yucca Valley, CA
Aug 21, 2010

I actually still care...

Sucks that it got chopped...

"High horse" bullshit!

By Edward Sefner
From: Lake Elsinore
Oct 10, 2013


By toddgordon
From: Joshua Tree, California
Oct 10, 2013

Ed; was replaced a year or two ago. Why routes get chopped;....lots of different reasons;....