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Trombone Area Rock Climbing 

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This area plays host to the local testpiece, 'Goldfish Trombone', v14. Steep small crimps and pockets on a beautifully sweeping boulder are the order of the day.

Getting There 

Walk past the 'Happy Boulder Area' to the next obvious cluster found just off the trail on the right side.

Climbing Season

For the Happy Boulders area.

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Sam Edwards on the FA. Want to say this was 2002.

Goldfish Trombone V14 8B+  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Trombone Area
Start in the back of the overhang on thin pockets. Move up and left, under the prow and through a horrendous series of pockets, edges, and pinches. Finish by emerging on to the far side of the prow, making long & delicate reaches. Top it out, or walk off after the jug....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By C Miller
Jun 8, 2009
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