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Castle Magic S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Cement Overshoes S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
D.W.P. S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Flashflood S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Pumping Groundwater S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Steve Schneider, 1989
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Shared By: david goldstein on Jul 29, 2006
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Protect Access in Owens River Gorge! Details


Beautiful edges on bomber rock. Starts at the same place at Flashflood. Hit a bouldery crux after the 2nd bolt and a couple more hard moves in the next couple of bolts. Cruise to the last bolt on more very enjoyable edges. Then pull one more hardish move getting to the anchors with the last bolt below your feet.


9 bolts, anchors


GhaMby Eagan
GhaMby Eagan   Heaven
I would love to hear which 11c's are harder in the gorge. . . Maybe being tall hurts you on this climb??? Mar 3, 2014
And harder than others. Venom, Wrath of Khan, Living Dead, Tsunami, From Chocolate to Morphine, Flex Your Head all come to mind.

Very sustained until the 4th bolt. A bit heady to the 4th considering your not that far off the ground. But much easier after that. And what a finish! Jan 5, 2014
Definitly a classic, but easier than some of the other classic 5.11c's in the gorge. Dec 3, 2009
Awesome position, don't get "shocked" off the route... Mar 26, 2007