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A Good Day to Die T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Dangling Derelict T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Firing Line S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Hair Trigger S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Hang 'Em High TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Peacemaker, The S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Pistol Whipped S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Ricochet S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Shootin' Blanks S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Showdown, The S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Silver Bullet S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: Chris Miller, Chuck Scott & Bryan Dennison July 2001, FL: Loren Scott, Chris Miller & Mark Downey, August 2001
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Shared By: C Miller on Jun 28, 2006
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Start just left of The Showdown and climb plated face up to a steep but somewhat chossy double crack system. The crux is more easily accomplished if a hand jam is used, but the rock is well-featured and can be face climbed as well. Once past the crux, finish up and right with an easy bit of slab to anchors on a ledge.

There are some good moves on this climb, but the choss factor and lack of continuous climbing detract from the overall quality.

Location

Located in the center of the formation, this climbs face up to a prominent crack system and then finishes up that.

Protection

6 bolts, chain anchors

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Alex Fletcher
Anaheim, CA
  5.10b
Alex Fletcher   Anaheim, CA
  5.10b
This route is good and the hand jam is not necessary I think. It would certainly be more painful than its worth. There are other holds but they are also quite sharp.

I did take a fall on the bulge. Confident I could redpoint now knowing the beta. Fall was clean and protected on an overhang. Sep 13, 2016
JTLA Tolins
Los Angeles, California
 
JTLA Tolins   Los Angeles, California
 
This route was kind of a walk, other than the crux which was one unnecessarily painful hand jam Oct 14, 2011
steple
 
steple  
 
You want to be able to do 10b hand crack on this climb. I kicked down a lot of choss around the crack. Jul 18, 2011