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L to R R to L Alpha
Babble On T 
Boneheads T 
Cat's Squirrel T 
Chicken Fever T 
Desperado S 
Desperate Straights T 
G-Man  T,S 
G-Man Extension (not Book'em, Dano) T 
Gay Bob's to extension T 
Gilligan's Chicken T 
Jack Pinnacle, Left T 
Knob Job T 
Knuckleheads S 
Makayla's Climb T 
Nine Lives T,S 
Nurdle T 
Pat Pinnacle T 
Polymastia T 
Rocky Horror Show T 
Sherrie's Crack T 
Skinheads S 
Suds T 
Super Slacker Highway, The T 
Trough of Justice T 
Tube, The T 
Underclingon S 
Unknown (5.8?) S 


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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: 2001 Dan McDevitt
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Submitted By: Ed Hartouni on Jul 8, 2007

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Nice climb up a groove to a roof, then a great thin hands crack to the anchors above.


Beyond Boneheads but before an obvious scree gully


Good gear the whole way.

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By The Other James
Feb 16, 2009

Perfect gear-placing stances the whole way.
By Osprey Overhang
From: ...
May 30, 2010

A good quality line with little traffic. You can see if anyone is on it from the parking lot. A single set to 2.5" and one 60m. rope worked for me.
By jpvandever
From: San Francisco, CA
Feb 12, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

top crack has sharp crystals. good technique, tough hands, or tape required. i prefer the first two...
By Colin Brochard
From: San Francisco
Nov 26, 2013

had to to bust a ringlock or two at the top. I hate those green camalots. Fun route tho
By Crimpanzee
From: San Francisco, California
Nov 9, 2015
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

I think ST says this, but it is a great first 5.9 lead for someone. The business is near the end, just a couple of steep crack moves.

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