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Death of a Cowboy S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Muffy S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Quick And The Dead, The S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Spot S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sweet Home Arizona T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 2,124 total · 15/month
Shared By: Greg Barnes on Dec 12, 2006 with updates
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Sweet incut edges, gets my vote for best 5.8 at the Alabama Hills. However, it blatantly retrobolts Sweet Home Arizona. Fun to link this route to the top of Sweet Home Arizona (5.8 bit runout, loose plates)


Right sport route on the main face.


bolts, closed cold shut anchor


Portland, OR
jfailing   Portland, OR
I agree - certainly one of the best routes in the hills (and certainly one of the least chossy). Sep 8, 2011
Matt N
Santa Barbara, CA
Matt N   Santa Barbara, CA
Great rock on this formation!
Not worth merging and topping out, though. The rap time/effort is not worth the last sporty low-angle stuff with lower rock quality to boot. Was a nice view, though - perhaps worth doing once. Dec 12, 2011
El Segundo, Ca
Mtnfly   El Segundo, Ca
Crux is moving past second bolt. Easier up top. Thought this climb was more difficult that spot which is rated 5.9 in the croft guide book...but maybe cuz I led it much later in day. Apr 14, 2013
Must do route.

Mtnfly, you probably were tired or sumthin' cuz the crux of Spot is definitely harder. I've done Spot and Muffy back-to-back several times, and Spot always takes more.

They's sure great climbs, tho.

Update: Both of these climbs now have hooks for lowering! No need to thrash the cold shuts.

BAd Feb 22, 2014
Mammoth Lakes, Ca
butters   Mammoth Lakes, Ca
great solid rock! awesome climb! epic scenery. cool spot, happen to have horses grazing right behind us when we were climbing. dont get that every day! Apr 11, 2014
Bailey Smith
Bailey Smith  
Don't miss this one - SO great. Sustained and fun moves all the way. Well protected and wonderful shade on hot days. Sep 7, 2016
JC w KC redux
JC w KC redux  
Right up there with Ankles Away and Banarama. Nov 28, 2017

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