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L to R R to L Alpha
Cryptogamic T,TR 
Knobelty S,TR 
Left Cheek, The S,TR 
Long Toe S,TR 
Middle Toe S,TR 
Pickin' It S,TR 
Sacroiliac Joint T,TR 
Sciatica T,TR 
Scratchin' It S,TR 
Short Toe T,TR 

Scratchin' It 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Josh Cameron on Aug 24, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Well past the crux, John S. reaches the little roo...


Climb the lower face on knobs, while the upper face becomes lower angled but a little slabbier. There is a crux on the lower face, then stepping across Cryptogamic onto the upper face.


The first climb right of Knobelty.


Bolts to a bolted anchor.

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By Kelley Gilleran
From: Sacramento, Ca
Jan 5, 2015

The scrub oak at the base of this climb blocks your passage now.

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