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Obscure Rock 


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BETA PHOTO: The right side of this wall has at least 5 anchors...

Description 

Sunny most of the day.


Getting There 

West of Mistreater is Faded Rock, west of that is Obscure Rock. Best approach is the trail along the backside of all three rocks then wind around the west end of Obscure and down to the base.


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Obscure Rock:
Won't Die Hedral   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c     Sport, 45'   
Bogeet Mondoo   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Aurora Blues   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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If you get caught in a thunderstorm, there's a nice dry spot under the north wall of Faded Rock.  Looking out past Obscure Rock.
If you get caught in a thunderstorm, there's a nic...
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By Christian
From: Casa do Cacete
Apr 12, 2012

There's quite a few routes here (at least 3 or 4) where supplemental gear would be quite helpful in making the bottom sections safer.

By Hendrixson
Administrator
From: Tucson, AZ
Oct 28, 2012

Has anyone climbed Obskewered (5.8, gear) since the fire ten years ago? The rock is exfoliating and the line seems sketchy and difficult. I bailed.