Way of the Wizard
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Go up a gully on the right side of Wizard Rock to a short steep corner with a black streak leading to a lower-angle slab. The route starts in this corner, near a tree stump.
Stem the corner past two bolts and step left (crux) onto the slab. Fun slab climbing (5.7 to 5.8) leads to the anchors.
8 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor. The route is 70' long.
Christa Cline at the crux move left by the second ...
Christa Cline moving up the slab. The anchor is v...
BETA PHOTO: Wizard Rock. The four bolted sport routes are sho...
Looking down at the slab from the anchor.
On the slab above the crux.
|Comments on Way of the Wizard
|By shad O'Neel|
Aug 10, 2004
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b
Nice climbing, very similar to the route on Avalon, Incline Club. This felt fairly easy for for 5.9 though, I thought maybe one 5.8 move.
|By Jay Eggleston|
Jul 9, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c
This certainly is not 5.9. It has a 5.8 move but, only one.