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Routes in AFPA Rock

All That Glitters is not Golden TR 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Andromeda Strain T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Big Bad Bitch TR 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Bitch, Bitch T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Bolder Face T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Boulder Crack T 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Dance On a Dragon's Back T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Ditch Witch T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
McDonald-Wilson T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
Request Chimney T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Rip Off T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Sand Witch T,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R
Spaghetti Sauce Sunset T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Stakeout T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Terminal Man, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Two Our Surprise T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Which Bitch T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Which Witch T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Witchy Woman TR 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Zsa Zsa Goes to Jail T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
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Description

This rock, located across the road from Trashcan Rock offers a variety of trad routes. Ratings range from 5.6 to 5.10+. Rock quality is good. Three of the best routes are Boulder Crack (5.8), Andromeda Strain (5.7), and Spaghetti Sauce Sunset (5.10c).

Descent is a walk off the backside (away from the road).

Routes from left to right

On the Road Again.............5.8
Boulder Crack....................5.8
Boulder Face.....................5.7
Zsa Zsa Goes to Jail...........5.7
Bitch Bitch.........................5.7
Sand Witch........................5.10a
Big Bad Bitch.....................5.11+
Which Bitch.......................5.8
McDonald-Wilson...............5.10d
Andromeda Strain...............5.7
The Terminal Man...............5.8
Request Chimney...............5.7
Rip Off...............................5.6
Which Witch......................5.8
Spaghetti Sauce Sunset......5.10
Two Our Surprise................5.8

Getting There

AFPA is directly across the road from Trashcan Rock.

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Classic Climbing Routes at AFPA Rock

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5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
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Boulder Crack
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Boulder Crack
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5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Trad
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M. Morley
Sacramento, CA
M. Morley   Sacramento, CA  
AFPA = "Across From Parking Area" or "A Formation Properly Avoided"??

Other suggestions welcome. Feb 11, 2004
Locker
Yucca Valley, CA
Locker   Yucca Valley, CA
My son and I went out to this area yesterday to scope it out and also bouldered a bit. The routes look fun, rock looks good as mentioned, walkoff easy, easy access, ....... is there a reason I am not aware of and should respect, to keep clear of this area Mike M? Feb 12, 2004
Afpa Rock is one of the few formations that allow you to escape the wind. The top is another story. Feb 22, 2004
M. Morley
Sacramento, CA
M. Morley   Sacramento, CA  
I take it all back! AFPA is actually pretty good - it is south-facing, sunny, and as Woody mentions, somewhat wind-protected. The routes, while not *classic* by any stretch, are fun and on generally good rock. A good cold/windy-day option. Nov 16, 2004
Blitzo  
This area ism't the greatest. Oct 16, 2006

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