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Pocket Rocket Alcove

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Pocket Rocket Alcove  


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Elevation: 7,300'
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Submitted By: Katy H on Oct 15, 2008
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Starting the crux sequence on Blue Steel Heat, V5

Description 

Large rock formations with routes on North side.
Good mix of climbs ranging from V0-V6.
Good rock but watch out for a few sketchy landings.

Getting There 

Follow the trail from the road past a few rock bands on your left. Look for large formation to the North.

Climbing Season



Weather station 16.2 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',3],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Mid crux on Pocket Wall, V6

Pocket Wall V6 7A  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Pocket Rocket Alcove
This route is a bit tricky for me. Start off at the crack on the right (my friends tell me the right wall is off-route, but use it if you need it) Go up and find some small pockets out left with small feet. Trust me, the footholds are there, they just are microscopic. The crux, I feel, is making it to the tiny pocket with the right sequence. Definitely hit it with your right hand, otherwise it messes everthing up. Continue with a hard cross-through to some good two-finger holes and then go left ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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