All Locations > California > Joshua Tree Natio… > Indian Cove > Rattlesnake Canyon > The Valley of Kings > Slatanic Area
Avg: 2.5 from 2 votes
|Type:||Trad, 90 ft|
|FA:||V. Stiefel & H. Harris, 2003|
|Page Views:||618 total, 3/month|
|Shared By:||Vernon Stiefel on May 3, 2003|
|Admins:||C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes|
Seasonal Raptor Closures Details
Seasonal raptor closure for entire Slatanic Area from 2/19/2014 to 6/15/2014.
DescriptionThis route begins just left of Witch Hunt in an obvious vertical offwidth (10-). At the top of the offwidth the low angle crack veers slightly left and narrows to tips (9). Higher up the tips crack becomes steeper and angles right towards a ledge underneath a small overhang (10+). An intermittent 2" wide rail is 2' above the crack. The crux (11-) is a difficult stem / reach move, from where the tips crack and rail end, to the ledge (Slightly runout but bomber TCU's are 5' behind you).
I removed A LOT of "potato chip" flakes from the faces on either side of the tips crack (solid) enroute to the top. The route quality would improve with more