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5.6 Chimney Above Grant's T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Aid Route T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Bay Tree Crack T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Bobcat Crack T,TR 5.1 2 6 II 7 MD 2a
Claude's Delight T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Funge on Munge T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Goat for it T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Grant's Crack T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Hanging Flake T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Lena's Lieback T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Oak Tree Crack T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Oak Tree Flake T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Penelope's Problem T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Penthouse Cracks T,TR 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Pin Scar Seams T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Seamilicious TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Swan Slab Chimney T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Swan Slab Gully T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Swan Slab Squeeze T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Ugly Duckling T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
Unknown Arete T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Unnamed Crack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Unnamed Crack (the other one) T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Unnamed Face Route TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Unnamed Thin Crack TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Unnamed flared crack / boulder problem TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
V-Crack T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
West Slabs TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Type: Trad, TR, 60 ft
FA: John Grant Hiskes
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Shared By: Sketchy Sam on Jul 13, 2006
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Fun, technical 5.9 fingercrack. Can be toproped by scrambing up a gully with a tree to the left. Beware the old toprope anchors have been chopped. Set a gear anchor in the crack for TR and then climb up another 15-20 ft to when finished to rappel from a tree.
King Tut
Citrus Heights
  5.10a
King Tut   Citrus Heights
  5.10a
I dunno, always thought this one was 10a? Meh, what does an OF like me know?

Anyways, this is one to sew up if you are not solid to avoid a deck (has happened). Don't gun for the top, stop and place gear (that way you get your money's worth too). Jan 1, 2017
Jux Tolle
Los Angeles, CA
 
Jux Tolle   Los Angeles, CA
 
This is an awesome 5.9 finger crack. I would recommend this as the warm up for the 5.9 variation on Nutcracker. It's easily accessible and very similar but shorter.

Nuts and x4's sewed this up. Maybe a .5 or .75.. Sep 19, 2016
TacoDelRio
All up in yo bidniss.
 
TacoDelRio   All up in yo bidniss.
 
Slippery feet, awesome fingers. As stated before, a solid solo. Apr 22, 2013
Gabe K
Denver, CO
Gabe K   Denver, CO
Photos of two climbers leading the route 2/11/12. Feb 13, 2012
Mark P Thomas
Draper
  5.9
Mark P Thomas   Draper
  5.9
Eats nuts nicely too, and these leave more room for fingers. Apr 5, 2011
Chris M
Seattle, WA
  5.9
Chris M   Seattle, WA
  5.9
No bolts- belay off tree and then rap. If route was longer it would get more stars. Due to the blocks at the base, it is necessary to place gear often if climbing at your limit. Oct 17, 2009
Can lower off of the tree above the ledge. Great thin crack! Oct 19, 2008
Will S
Joshua Tree
  5.9-
Will S   Joshua Tree
  5.9-
Very short, bomber finger locks, takes great pro and you can sew it up every few feet if so desired with tcus. With those attributes, makes a good first lead for someone breaking into .9 fingers. Also makes a good solo.

Descend by downclimbing the chimney with tree just to the left of the route. Nov 17, 2006