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Bachar at the Magnolia Boulders.  Photo from Lynne Leichtfuss
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Adam Stackhouse
Feb 10, 2010
Bachar at the Magnolia Boulders. Photo from Lynne Leichtfuss  
If this isn't driving south, I'll kill myself. Mar 12, 2016
This is definitely driving south Feb 26, 2016
Fat Dad
Los Angeles, CA
Fat Dad   Los Angeles, CA
It's not Driving South. No slabby boulder off to the left of the crack, which also doesn't have a lip on it's R. edge like in the photo.

I did have a similar moment in the photo the day after the 1980 or '81 bouldering contest at Santee. In fact, when I first saw this photo, I initially thought it was a picture of that day, except I and my buddy, Eric Held, weren't in it.

Eric and I throw up a rope on Driving South, flail a few times, when through the bushes come Bachar, Leclinski, Mari, Yaniro, Largo, etc., and a large retinue. Yaniro and Leclinski promptly send after tying into our rope. Bachar solos the thing, stopping part way up to add, "I don't use ropes." Apr 7, 2011

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