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Rogaine with Minoxidil 

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

Type:  Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 300'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Mike McNeil
New Route: Yes
Season: any
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Submitted By: Mike McNeil on Jun 30, 2009
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Far to the left of the "newly bolted" routes past a large chimney system you will see a couple of beefy bolts going up some schist. This is the route. I believe there were about 6 bolts plus gear placements to a two bolt anchor on the face. I think there are then 5 bolts on the second pitch with some gear placements as well. Belay counter-weighted in a hole and walk off the back. The crux is clipping the 3rd bolt on the second pitch.


West face of old Baldy


Bolts + gear to 3 inches. One rack is plenty. It is also nice to bring some long slings

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By Wilson On The Drums
From: Woodbury, MN
Nov 21, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c PG13

no need for gear. maybe 1 piece on the 2nd pitch #1 or 2# with a long runner. route is pg13 with bolts right where you need them, not where you want them though. run outs are easy terrain, 5.4ish.