Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Aron Quiter on Sep 28, 2002
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: No new bolts. Respect signs and private property owners near the crags. Details


This is a line of two thin cracks to climbs just right of the columny A.C. Devil Dog (5.10d).

Using the bolts to climb this route will add a demension of interest, as the bolts are shared between this and The Moss Critique (the route immediately right of it) and are a bit of a reach to the right of the climb.

Think chimneying without the chimney and this will be your route.


5 bolts to a 2 bolt top anchor.

I wouldn't trad lead this, but if you're feeling psychotic, you could using small (up to 1") friends and nuts.


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tallmark515   San Francisco
Followed up this one, but I'd consider leading it. Small gear can be found between bolts. One hard - solid 5.11 move low to the ground at the first bolt requires a very high left foot.

The remainder of the route felt like sustained 5.10+. Lots of friction, small crimps and some stemming. You can find some good rests by using the flared dihedral on the left, a few spots allow for hands free rests by lying back on the wall of the dihedral.

A little mossy - but the features that you need to climb the route are mostly clean. Apr 6, 2009
Gargano   Arizona
A nice technical route that's worth checking out. It's well protected and a reasonable lead. Thin bouldery moves between solid stances. Supplement the bolts with cams from 0.6"-1". The route treads left of the bolt line for the most part and is free of moss. If you find yourself peddling on vegetation - reconsider your position. Jan 27, 2014
Austin Donisan
San Mateo, CA
Austin Donisan   San Mateo, CA
The anchor bolts are really rusty and seem due for a replacement. Sep 16, 2018