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Routes in Rock Garden Valley - Right Side

Amber Waves of Grain S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Barn Dance T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Barn Door, Left T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Barn Door, Right T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Black Plague T,TR 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Blue Sky, Black Death T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Bolivian Freeze Job T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Born in a Barn T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Chasin' the Grain TR 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Chile Willie T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Cuban Sandwich T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Double Fisting T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Lisa Lisa TR 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Mr. Michael goes to Washington T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Single Cat Leg (aka Why Does it Hurt When I Pee?) T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Swiss Cheese T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Treat, The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Turning Tricks T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
What's Hannen T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Description

This less popular portion of the Rock Garden Valley tends to be shorter with less of the good varnished rock that makes the left side so popular. Typically much less crowded than higher up and a shorter approach as well.

Routes listed from left to right -

Single Cat Leg (aka Why Does it Hurt when I Pee) (5.10b)
What's Hannen (5.10a)
Swiss Cheese (5.8)
The Treat (5.7)

  • About 100' right past a broken section

Mr. Michael goes to Washington (5.8)
I Wish I knew Josh Mac was Going to Steal the Money (5.10a TR)
Blue Sky, Black Death (5.5)
Hear my Grain A'Comin (5.11 TR)
Belt Sander (5.10 TR)
Barn Door, Left (5.9)
Barn Dance (5.10a)
Barn Door, Right (5.10a)
Born in a Barn (5.10b)
Amber Waves of Grain (5.8)
Bolivian Freeze Job (5.9)
Lisa Lisa (5.11 TR)
Chasin' the Grain (5.10 TR)
Chile Willie (5.8)
Grainspotting (5.9 TR)
Barnstormer (5.7 TR)

  • A short ways down and right on a small block

Training for Patagonia (5.10b)
Cold Columbian (5.9)
Peruvian Power Layback (5.9)

Getting There

Hike up through boulders to reach this portion of the wall.

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An obvious easy walk-up just up-canyon from Swiss Cheese gives access to the entire lower half of the wall if you want to set a TR. Nov 4, 2002

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