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Routes in South Horror Rock

Cactus Flower T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
Dog Day Afternoon T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Father Ocean TR 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Flash Gordon T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Garden Angel T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Labor Day T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Lazy Day T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
My Senior Project T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Old Guys Gone Nuts, Gone to the Cops TR 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Perhaps T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Pull My Finger, Barbara T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Slickery, The TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
This is Only a Test T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Trouble Chute TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: Todd Gordon and others
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Shared By: Bo Johnston on Dec 21, 2002
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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This mungy and akward route begins just below the gumdrop shaped peak of South Horror Rock. The route climbs up hand to fist sized cracks around the left side of the summit cap. A belay could be made here or with well adjusted runners you could just clip the bolt on the upper half and proceed to the top in one pitch.


The first half of the route is trad and a standard rack of cams will sufice. The second half is simply sport with one bolt (3/8") to the top. There are anchors just below the summit for "Dog Day Afternoon" to decend.


C Miller
C Miller   CA  
Not a stand-out climb, but certainly not a bomb either. Do it as a single pitch (best) and enjoy the change of elevation. One star out of five. Feb 7, 2005
M. Morley
Sacramento, CA
M. Morley   Sacramento, CA  
The solitary bolt protecting the upper section of Flash Gordon was replaced 12/2002. Mar 21, 2003