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Routes in Morbid Mound

'Til Death Do Us Fart T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
3rd Class It T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
A Last Cigarette Senor? T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Ambulance Driver T 5.1 2 6 II 7 MD 2a
Be Wary T 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
Be Wary of Your Physician's Assistant TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Bouncer T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Brimstone Stairway T 5.1 2 6 II 7 MD 2a R
DOA T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c X
Deadheads T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Disappearing Belayer T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Flies on the Wound T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Fly in the Ointment TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Hillside Strangler T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Morituri Te Salutamus T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Myrmecocystus Ewarti T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
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Type: Trad, 40 ft
FA: Ted Chapin, Bill Fournier & Jim Boone, 10/79
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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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The best line at Morbid Mound. The route starts in the middle of the south face, about 15' left of Hillside Strangler, the prominent chimney. Gain steep vertical crack and patina plates with positive holds.


Some webbing and a few pieces if toproping.


Yucca Valley, CA
Locker   Yucca Valley, CA
Easy to top rope, a few good solo's, etc... Walk up the backside and down the same way. Often crowded with classes. Short climbs. Easy and good for beginners or for those that enjoy freedom from gear. Oct 27, 2003
This thing is fun! Sep 29, 2006
susan peplow
Joshua Tree
susan peplow   Joshua Tree
Great route with bouldery start. Put it on a higher respected formation and it would get consistant stars. Always fun....edges, chickenheads, route on the mound usually gets two laps because of it. Mar 28, 2011

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