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Apple Cobbler S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Cobble Sutra S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Cobble Wobble S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Corn on the Cobble S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Peach Cobbler S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Pocket Rocket S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Squeeze My Cobbles S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Thimble (aka El Dorito), The S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Type: Sport, 65 ft
FA: Rich Strang
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Shared By: Jason Halladay on Apr 26, 2006
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Description

One of the best routes at El Rito. Very pumpy and sustained after the initial slab. Cruise up the slabby lower section to a no-hands stance below the steep wall above. Make powerful moves up the faint corner and keep pulling on big holds to the anchor.

Location

Second route from the left on the Big Pine Wall. Starts a few feet to the right of the Big Pine. There's a newer route (May 2014) just left of Cobble Wobble. Cobble Wobble is the route with loads of chalk up a small right-facing corner above.

Protection

7 bolts to anchors
Larry Earley
Los Alamos, NM
  5.10c
Larry Earley   Los Alamos, NM
  5.10c
An excellent climb for grade. Popular. Lots of chalk. Pumpy. Oct 8, 2006
Jason Hundhausen
Bozeman, MT
  5.10c/d
Jason Hundhausen   Bozeman, MT
  5.10c/d
One of my favorites at El Rito. Great moves, long, and sustained with one good rest in the middle. Watch out for some loose rock to the left of the anchors. Jul 1, 2007
Ryan Raef
Texas
  5.10c
Ryan Raef   Texas
  5.10c
Excellent climb. Fun moves. One of my favorites here so far. Jun 25, 2009
The cobble up top to the left of the anchors is loose(!). This is the hold I use for clipping, and from the amount of chalk on it, seems like everybody else does, too. I pulled hard on it and couldn't get it to pry loose, but if you shake it, it definitely rattles. I drew an "X" on it with chalk, but this will wash off in the next rain/snow storm. Beware! Oct 19, 2009
J. Albers
Colorado
  5.10c
J. Albers   Colorado
  5.10c
Wait a minute....

So the hold was moving and making noise and you still decided to clip the chains from it? Hmmmmm..... May 26, 2010
J tot
Tempe, AZ
  5.10d
J tot   Tempe, AZ
  5.10d
I did the same thing as Dave, though it wasn't making noise. If you dead hang it the rock won't give, and it is by far the best clipping hold. Aug 1, 2010
chosspector
San Juans, CO
chosspector   San Juans, CO
This route is a good candidate for retrobolting. Mar 22, 2011
Dave, you will be glad to know the cobble is still up there scarring the shit out of climbers. Why do you think it's named cobble wobble? Apr 30, 2012
meems  
Minor avalanche of bowling ball to softball size rockfall today from mid section of Cobble Wobble, two in our party sustained injury - wear your helmets out there folks!! Sep 2, 2016
Titt Mice
Carbo
 
Titt Mice   Carbo
 
Great route! I think there were 7 bolts to anchors instead of 6. May 25, 2017
Andrew B. Ellis
Ruidoso, NM
  5.10c
Andrew B. Ellis   Ruidoso, NM
  5.10c
So fun! May 28, 2018

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