Type: Trad, 40 ft
FA: Todd Swain, Patty Furbush, Kip Knapp, Colette Bein & Jim Schlinkman, 3/86
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Shared By: M. Morley on Dec 31, 2001
Admins: C Miller, Greg Opland, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Start as for Brimstone Stairway (5.1 R). About half way up, traverse right along small ledge and continue to top.

Protection

Some long webbing and a few pieces if toproping.

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michael sulis
Portland, OR
michael sulis   Portland, OR
I know nobody's crazy about Morbid Mound, but as a beginning climber this was a great place to get acquainted with Joshua Tree climbing, and to practice building anchors for toproping. Access up the NW side is easy, and there's a few cracks that work nicely with large stoppers or cams, and a nice big boulder to sling with a long piece of webbing, all right at the top of this route. It was a good confidence builder. Jan 14, 2009