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Routes in North Cave Rock (North Face)

Chocolate Chips (aka Omaha Beach) T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
How About A Date, Baby? T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Sound of Grains Snapping, The T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Sound of Rishas Ears Flapping, The S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: Dave Houser & Charles Cole, February 1979
Page Views: 485 total · 3/month
Shared By: mmurduff Mic on Oct 14, 2005
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description [Edit]

Facing towards the parking lot for Ryan Mtn., this route is located on the west side of North Cave Rock.

A fun line with newer bolts protecting what I belive to be the route's crux. The third bolt looks like it might hold a feather weight fall but I wouldn't push my luck. The chain anchors are in good shape.

Thank you to whom ever put in the new bolts (2) and took the time to paint them.

Protection [Edit]

Joshua Tree guide (Vogel, R.) suggests two bolts, however, the first bolt is gone. Two new bolts (3/8") accompany an original (black) third bolt. Chain anchors on top.

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C Miller
CA
  5.8
C Miller   CA  
  5.8
A short friction climb close to the car, but nothing to get excited about. One star (maybe) out of five.

Chocolate Chips is the real name for this route; some guidebooks listed this as being on the west side of South Cave Rock, which caused some confusion. Oct 17, 2005

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