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.
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.
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Bovine Guidance 5.11b Sport, 1 pitch, 60 feet
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Bovine Guidance 5.11b 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