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Finger Lickin' T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Fun Flake T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Health Insurance T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
High Profile T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Jaw Bone T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Pandora's Box T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Petty Larceny T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Pinky Paralysis T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
R and R T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Snatch Power T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

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sunny most of the day, good winter destination
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Getting There

From Arch Rock entrance drive 0.9 mile toward the Valley and park on river side on paved parking. Walk up the h/w 140 for about 100-150 yards looking for trail on the hill side.
The trail is very steep and has lot of scree, but relatively short. 10 min you reach fork with short wall 50' tall with "Snatch Power" on the right. Continue 5 min up to reach the base of Finger Licking

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Karsten Duncan
Sacramento, CA
Karsten Duncan   Sacramento, CA
Just to the right of where Snatch Power tops out there is a new bolted anchor set up for rapping. We rapped off a bush for Jaw Bone but used the anchor for Snatch Power. May 10, 2012
Bryan G
Yosemite
Bryan G   Yosemite
This is really one of the most underrated crags in the Valley with several crack climbs that rival any of those found at Reed's or the Cookie.

Make damn sure you find the approach trail. We missed it first time up and ended up bushwhacking through a minefield of poison oak. It's pretty thick in the springtime. Luckily none of us were allergic. May 8, 2011
There's a thin, thin crack, and just to the right of that a few feet is Ed's route, which looks a bit more like 2 thin cracks. I have not been on this one but am told that it takes gear and is in the .11+ range. May 4, 2010
Alexey
San Jose
Alexey   San Jose
Marc, about route you talk- a year ago when I climbed a Fun flake - I did see the fixed rope at location of this route. It was the thin crack [I did not even try] - because it looked way ,way harder than 5.11 from the ground Jan 18, 2010
Ed Whittle aka. Greatful Ed put one or two climbs up just right of Fun Flake. Crack, I think in the 5.11 range with chains at the top. I never got around to climbing them before I moved to the Grand Canyon. Does anyone have any info on them? Dec 11, 2009
It may be a good idea to scope out the location of the trail a day in advance as to not take away too much time from actual climbing.
This is a great cliff to add to your list if the canyon is full of climbers. Dec 1, 2009
If you've never seen poison oak before, get someone to show you before you head up for this one. Oct 29, 2009

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