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Shared By: Orphaned on Jan 16, 2009 with updates from Andrew R
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick
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Description

Sunny typical south facing wall with a few good lines but a long approach for Windy Point. The trails (as of Jan 09) are non existent.

Getting There

From Hunchback, walk S down a gully trending toward Turret Rock. Continue downhill until the top of the formation appears. There is a 45' rap off the northern side into a shady tree area and the S wall is gained via a gully.

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Andrew R   Arizony
Approach really isn’t bad if you can find turret rock (which is itself better approached from practice wall, not so much from hunchback.) From the base of rabbit tracks, sight the precarious stack of large flakes downhill and left which is on top of Balin about 100 meters away. Aim for the left side of the wall and follow the path of least resistance/vegetation over boulders and such into the gully. Don’t get tricked by cairns leading southwest to Agave Spires. Minimal bushwhacking is required as of summer ‘18.

(The description above is a bit confusing - rapping is not necessary to reach the base, until you’ve topped out of course) Jun 24, 2018

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