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Routes in The Oyster Bar

Bearded Oyster T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Boner Donor S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Buckets of Blort T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
I Saw Elvis S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Oyster Bar, The S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Path Of The Oyster S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Stress Puppet T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: (TR) Kurt Smith 1985, FL: Jim Thornburg, John Clark, Troy Mayr & Jeff Webb 1989
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Shared By: Josh Beck on Apr 4, 2003
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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The lefthand route on the Oyster Bar proper. Fun, thin edging trends up and left to an intersection with the arete. Going out on the arete makes the climb only moderately easier as the harder moves are lower. This route has maybe slightly harder moves than Oyster Bar, but is not as sustained. I didn't give it an "s" rating but getting to and clipping the 2nd bolt involves the thinnest climbing on the route and a fall while clipping the 2nd bolt would definitely be poor.


4 bolts, 2 bolt anchor/rap


Alan Doak
boulder, co
Alan Doak   boulder, co
The crimps are sharp and thin. Tastes like burning! Jan 2, 2014
Eli Stein
Soulthern Caliswag
Eli Stein   Soulthern Caliswag
when does this route get sun (in feb)?
thanks for the beta! Feb 12, 2009
Oysters From Heaven? Jan 5, 2009
C Miller
  5.11b PG13
C Miller   CA  
  5.11b PG13
Slightly harder than it's neighbor to the right, and as mentioned falling before the 2nd bolt is best avoided.

Aka Oysters from Heaven. Nov 9, 2003