Stake Your Claim
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Going for the anchors on Stake your Claim (5.10d),...
Start about 10' down and left of Mighty Quinn and climb varied face past a dihedral before moving slightly right and exiting onto the exposed headwall the climb finishes on. The crux is near the end, and while possible to climb directly over the bolt line, most opt to climb a slightly easier line just right of the bolts.
The rock is a little scrappy down low, but the variety of moves, exposure and overall length combine to make this a recommended route for the grade.
7 bolts, sport anchor
BETA PHOTO: Motherlode Rock - West Face (left side)
Stake Your Claim (5.10d), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
From: San Diego, CA
Jul 21, 2008
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
more fun than it looks. easier finish than its neighbor to the right