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Short Cake 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a R

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a R [details]
FA: Jan McCollum and Dave Houser 10/77
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Submitted By: Steve Powell on Apr 6, 2003

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BETA PHOTO: Short Cake, 5.10a

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This is the prominent dike visible on the first rock when looking south from Belle Campground. This route is a lot of fun - sequency at the start with the crux at the second bolt where you must overcome a bulge.


2 bolts with a 2 bolt anchor/rap

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By C Miller
Feb 10, 2004
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

While not a total pile this is short and not especially memorable. Save it for when you've done all the routes on Castle Rock. One star (maybe) out of five.
By TrevorB
Jun 22, 2004
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Fun & short, perhaps a good "post-lunch-my-stomach-is-still-swimming-with-chips-and-salsa-goodness" route. Anything longer or more sustained would have been a sure-fire vomit-elucidator. Instead it was just a tasty burp (Trader Joe's salsa is soooo good!) upon topping out. Practice your right hand pinch.
By Curtveld
Mar 18, 2016
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Don't agree with the R rating, though the start is bouldery. It doesn't have any more bolts than necessary though.

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