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Cow-Center Route, The 
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Galactic Hitchhiker 
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Goodrich Pinnacle-Left Side 
Goodrich Pinnacle-Right Side 
Goodrich to the Oasis 
Grack - Center, The 
Grack - Left Side, The 
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Grack, Right Side, The 
Lonely Dancer 
McPherson Struts 
Monday Morning Slab, Chouinard Crack 
Monday Morning Slab, Harry Daley Route 
Monday Morning Slab, Left Side 
Monday Morning Slab, Right Side 
Mr. Natural 
Patio Pinnacle, Regular Route 
Point Beyond 
Point Beyond Direct 
Variation on a Theme 
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Point Beyond Direct 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c PG13

   
Type: Trad, 2 pitches, 350', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Yvon Chouinard and Ken Weeks, 1965
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Submitted By: Doug Hemken on Jun 9, 2009
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  • Description 

    P1 - (5.8/5.9) - Friction up to the flake system/dihedral, past one newer bolt. Follow the flake system as it jogs right, then leans back left. Belay on easy ground near the first shrub.

    P2 - (5.6) - You have a couple of options. Move left up to some smaller/cleaner flakes stacked on the face. Either continue left to another flake system or head up through more shrubs. Belay on the ledge system that leads over from Monday Morning Slab, at two bolts.


    Location 

    Start in the first right facing dihedral to the right of Monday Morning Slab. This feature does not quite reach the ground, and the crux (possibly a 5.9 move) is frictioning up to the base. The good news is that there is a bolt here - the bad news is that the bolt comes right *after* the crux (you can see where an older bolt used to reside, lower).


    Protection 

    Gear to 3".



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