Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Eric Fazi-Rhicard, Kevin Carmichael, 1993
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Shared By: Bobby Hanson on Dec 18, 2003
Admins: Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Greg Opland

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Bolted arete on West side of tower (closest side to Rollinstone). Friction and crimps.


Bolts. I don't remember how many. Cold shuts at the top.


Wes Turner
az / pa
Wes Turner   az / pa
fun route......just to the left of chihuahua power...8 or 9 bolts May 19, 2004
Scott Tucker
Tucson, AZ
Scott Tucker   Tucson, AZ
Excellent route. Definitely taller than 70 ft. More like 90, same as Chihuahua Power. Apr 25, 2006
susan peplow
Joshua Tree
susan peplow   Joshua Tree
Great route, looks intimidating for a 5.8 but climbs like a dream. 8 bolts to the shared anchor of Chihuahua Power.

Extremely aesthetic & exposed. A treat for the budding leader or seasoned veteran. Nice! Apr 20, 2009
Aaron Marks
Aaron Marks  
Really nice thinking lead...8 bolts up and really comfortable moves. Feb 6, 2010
Beautiful place, beautiful area. Great climb. Lots of climbs. Feels like a easy 5.7. May 15, 2010
Marmo Marmorstein  
If you're a weekend warrior like me, this climb is a stiff, sandbagged 5.8 (I'd rate it closer to 5.9, maybe even 5.9+). I climbed a multi-pitch 5.8+ at the Fortress the day before and none of the pitches were nearly as hard as Puppy Chow. The crux getting onto the main face on thin, sharp edges with little or no feet is challenging and the climb is fairly sustained. It requires good foot work more than anything. I found it harder than Chihuahua Power. Oct 7, 2013
Chains have been added for a clean lower to the ground, no more rope grinder. Apr 26, 2015