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The Nematode Rock Climbing 

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The best patina face at the City? Perhaps...


The Nematode is a pleasant little crag that hosts a few mixed lines, the highlight of which is Bovine Guidance -- a sweet little patina climb.

Getting There 

Drive up the gated dirt road on the right side of Elephant Rock for a half mile. Park by the crag which is the obvious domed formation 200 yards to the left.

Climbing Season

For the City of Rocks area.

Weather station 14.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Nematode

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Nematode:
Bovine Guidance   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The best patina face at the City? Perhaps...

Bovine Guidance 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  ID : City of Rocks : The Nematode
This sweet little gem climbs perfect rock up the slightly overhanging red patina face. Begin at the diagonal crack (Nematode) with a gear placement (or stick clip the first bolt) and perform some cruxy moves to a good stance. Continue up steep rock and crimpy, but positive, holds to a bolted anchor. A yellow Alien in a horizontal alleviates one of the run outs between bolts....[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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