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Bonsai T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13
Continental Breakfast T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Continental Drift T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Continental Soldier T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Cougar Bait T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Fuzzy Crack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Last, But Not Least T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
On-Slot T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Pangaea T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Plate Tectonics T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Primal Scream T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Rift Of Consciousness T,TR 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c R
River of Deceit T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Welcome to Eldo T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Whatever Pops Up Next T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Whymper T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
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Type: Trad, 100 ft
FA: J. and R. Rossiter
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Shared By: Steve Annecone on May 27, 2005
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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This nice line starts just left of the obvious offwidth (On-Slot) at the far right end of the crag. Work up into the left-leaning, curving crack and follow the crack to a horizontal break (5.9+). Continue up the aesthetic crack system to a small roof. Suddenly the holds get much smaller.

Set some good pro (small cam and then nuts or RPs), then traverse right (crux) on poor feet and very small holds to the top of On Slot. Pass the bush near the top and belay at a bolt plus medium cams on a ledge just below the summit ridge. Descend by climbing down into the loose gully immediately to the south back to the base.

It is a nice climb but only a brief bit of hard climbing. Originally rated 12a, most will find this a very soft rating by Eldo standards and hence an 11d rating seems more realistic.


Small Eldo rack including nuts, RPs, and small to medium cams. There's a bolt at the top plus use a green or red Camalot to set up an anchor.


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