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The square block at the base of the large scooped out headwall. Named for the surprising quality of the routes on it. I was encouraged to "not waste my time" on this section of the cliff. Glad I did!
Makes up the right border of the Iron Curtain and goes down hill from there (pun intended!)
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Shock Block:
Decorator Crab 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 80'
Warcraft 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Sport, 70'
Idle Hands 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 70'
Moderator 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Sport, 3 pitches, 270'
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Beer Factor 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b CA : SF Bay Area : ... : The Shock Block
Another Shock Block sweet route on the Shock Block! Start up the left side of the main face with a tricky move moving past the 1st bolt. Follow the cool features till the base of the triangular roof above. Pull this dead center, then tackle the easier slabier wall above....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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