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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

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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