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Routes in Nature Trail Wall

Force of Nature TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Jumping Cholla T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Manzanita T 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c
Nature Walk T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Slab Rats T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Wax (aka Nature of the Beast) S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: Unknown, 1970's
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Shared By: C Miller on Dec 31, 2004
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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This is the left-most route on the Nature Trail Wall and features well-protected smearing on good rock. Gear belay and walk off, although the easiest descent is to downclimb Manzanita, the obvious dike/crack which splits the center of the formation.


3 bolts (3/8"), pro to 3" for anchors


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C Miller
C Miller   CA  
Yes, aka "Prison Blues" in the Bartlett Y2K guide. Dec 31, 2011
shelby beardslee
29 Palms, CA
shelby beardslee   29 Palms, CA
Chris is this AKA Prison Blues? from the y2k? Sep 24, 2011
This is probably the best route on this slab. Oct 8, 2006