Type: Trad, 100 ft
FA: Matt Cox, Spencer Lennard and Steve Emerson, 1973
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Shared By: C Miller on Dec 31, 2004
Admins: Greg Opland, C Miller, M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Climb the obvious right-slanting crack using jams and lieback moves until encountering a roof high on the route. A good rest is found here, so plug in some gear and pull the cruxy roof before topping out onto a nice ledge with anchors.

Rap off or downclimb easy slabs on the south face.

There's a beer named after this route?


Mountain Sun Pubs & Brewery - "Just like one of the best climbs at Joshua Tree, this IPA, chock full of UK Kent Golding hops, is not only beautiful to look at, but after quaffing a few pints, you’ll have that same satisfaction as if you were pulling that final crux move at the end of the climb. This beer is also dry hopped with whole flower, UK Kent Golding hops."

Location

Located on the far right side of the west face of The Sentinel is this classic right-slanting crack (it's about 50 feet right from the base of Desert Song which starts behind some yuccas).

Protection

Gear to 3 inches, bolted anchor/rap (3/8")

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