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Applied Magnetics T,TR 
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Face Lift T 
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Gnome Fingers T 
Great Race S,TR 
Haunted by Waters S 
Heckling, The T,TR 
Many Happy Returns T,TR 
Orangahang T,TR 
Peels of Laughter T 
Puny Prow T,TR 
Return On Investment T 
Rick's Route T 
Rockocco T 
Scrub Job T 
Vanishing Flakes T,TR 
Weeny Roofs, The T 
Young William T 

Scrub Job 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a PG13

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Terry Roland and Steve Tucker, 1990
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Submitted By: Jon Hanlon on Feb 19, 2006

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This route begins in the descent gully, approximately even with top of the first pitch of Face Lift. A better option is to climb the first pitch of Face Lift. From the Face Lift belay angle up and right to the large hole (this is about 20 feet with no pro). The business begins above the hole. Clip a bolt and friction up an insecure trough, climbing significantly above the bolt. This section is very solid 5.9 (read at least 5.9). Eventually easier climbing leads to a headwall and the top of the alternative second pitch of Face Lift.


3 bolts only, but not a sport climb. I hesitate to give it an R, maybe NC17.

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By Matthew Fienup
From: Ventura, CA
Aug 19, 2009

This route utilizes the bolt above the left-hand side of the large hole. The bolt above the right-hand side of the hole is Chavez/Mosher.

I believe that Scrub Job has 4 bolts.
By andy patterson
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Jun 16, 2013

This is runout. No question in my mind.
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