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Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: Chris Miller & Karlis Ogle, February 2000
Page Views: 985 total · 6/month
Shared By: C Miller on Dec 31, 2004
Admins: C Miller, Greg Opland, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Unprotected slab moves to an obvious stance gain the first bolt and then steep continuous smearing past the second bolt concludes the crux at the obvious jug; thoughtful friction above leads to anchors. Two stars out of five.

Location

Starts just left of the obvious dike/crack which splits the formation.

Protection

4 bolts, 2 bolt anchor/rap (all 3/8")

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shelby beardslee
29 Palms, CA
 
shelby beardslee   29 Palms, CA
 
This has anchors on top now. Oct 14, 2010
Adam Stackhouse

  5.8+
Adam Stackhouse    
  5.8+
This is a surprisingly good route. The rock is not at all as grainy as it might suggest from afar. Crux is the first two bolts with a thank-god hold afterwards. Enjoyable smearing the rest of the way takes one to nice anchors at the top. Mar 11, 2013

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