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Antique T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Caverns, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Commitment T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Fire Fly S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Hanging Teeth T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Jughead T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Munginella T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Surprise, The T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Try Again Ledge T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Werner's Ant Trees T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Work Around the Skirt S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Elevation: 4,252 ft
GPS: 37.749, -119.598 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: Chad Lawver on Nov 25, 2016
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Five Open Books.
Closures for Peregrine Falcon Protection Details

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The first tier of the Five Open Books area.

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Classic Climbing Routes at First Tier

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Munginella
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
The Caverns
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Fire Fly
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Hanging Teeth
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Commitment
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
The Surprise
Trad 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Werner's Ant Trees
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Munginella 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
The Caverns 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Fire Fly 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Hanging Teeth 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Commitment 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
The Surprise 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Werner's Ant Trees 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
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Bruno Beltran
Stanford, CA
Bruno Beltran   Stanford, CA
In wetter years (such as this year), the waterfall on the walk-off can make a rappel seem necessary. There are bolts conveniently situated at the point where the going usually becomes too wet.

Alternatively, you can save time or pass a gumby party rappeling via a well established animal trail that can be found by maintaining the approximate elevation of the bolts for another 150' or so in the direction of the trail, then switchbacking down the grass and traversing drier rock. Jun 9, 2017


Does anyone know the name and rating of the route indicated with arrows in the picture? Climbed it last week - very enjoyable. Has 1 questionable bolt below the first "roof" and a sling on the corner of the second "roof". Required some large cams; clean rock. Aug 16, 2016

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