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Routes in Hand Grenade Corridor

Hand Grenade T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Horseshoe T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R
Jump On It T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Trap Door T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: Don Reid and Alan Bartlett, December 1984
Page Views: 1,812 total, 13/month
Shared By: Roger Linfield on Sep 7, 2006
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

This is a steep, clean, fairly long hand crack in a shaded location.

Location

in a corridor near the north end of Stirrup Towers, on an east-facing wall

Protection

Standard rack

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Sean
Oak Park, CA
Sean   Oak Park, CA
the crack itself is pretty clean, albeit more grainy toward the top. most of the loose stuff is on the face right of the crack. lots of crispy flakes and chossy chunks. mind the rope strands above you as you rap. the weighed rope could easily crush or floss off big pieces to plummet down onto you Dec 11, 2015
polloloco
Downey, CA
 
polloloco   Downey, CA
 
Great route. Take care if rappelling and pulling the rope down hand grenade. It just loves swallowing up the rope and got stuck on the way up and down... We ended up re-climbing and rappeling way right over a bolted slabby climb (I don't know the name). Thought we were being pretty careful... guess not Oct 26, 2015
Nice obscure route, clean finger-to-hand jams in a shallow RF corner. IMO one of the best of the Stirrup Tank area. Good patina rock on the steep lower half - polished and slick. The difficulties and the rock quality decrease a bit up higher. Shares a bolted rap anchor for another route up top. Single rope rappel to climber's right. Jan 23, 2013
Larry
SoAZ
Larry   SoAZ
There is a bit of loose/flaky rock. Bring a #4 Camalot for the upper easy part. May 26, 2010