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Routes in Bobcat Ridge

Chicken Head Hop T,S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Climbing for Dummies S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Groovy Baby Groovy S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
Hook "N" Ladder S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Sunshine Top Ropes TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Tip Toe Thru The Tulips S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Sport, 85 ft
FA: Al Simons
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Shared By: allen simons on Sep 6, 2006
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Climbing for Dummies is a crash course in old chimmney technique to slab climbing to verticle jug hauling. Start around the corner 20 feet left of Chicken Head Hop. Chimmney up 15 feet (5.6) to the grassy ledge and walk a few feet up to the base of the slab. Start under the first bolt and slab up (8+) past 3 bolts to a balancy stance under bolt # 4. Clip it and climb vertical up past 5 bolts. It is a bit of a jug haul with a couple of 5.8 moves, the last one just above the last bolt 8 feet from the two bolt anchor. This is a fun, pumpy, little bugger with three distinct types of climbing.

Location

About midway up the east side of Bobcat Ridge, 20 feet left or downhill and around the corner from Chicken Head Hop.

Protection

8 bolts, no other gear to a two bolt anchor. A standard rope gets you to within 5 feet of the ground on the rappel. 60 meter rope is better to use.

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