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Born on the 4th of July S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Build The Wall S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Burn The Wall S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Camel Straight S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Choss Is A Ladder S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Cialis Stud S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Cig-arete S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Climb it Change S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Commitment Issues S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Crack Horror S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Delicious S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Destination Dirtpipe S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Family Jewel S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Feats of Strength S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Feel The Bern S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Gorgeous S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Joe's Bloody Finger Pocket S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
K-2 S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Luscious S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Malibu's Most Wanted S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Marauding Monkeys S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Poison Stoke S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Pow! Right in the Kisser S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Seven Year Bitch (Project) S 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Simon Says S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Swipe Right To Match S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Weakened Warrior (Project) S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
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Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: John Long
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Shared By: veritus on Jan 3, 2007
Admins: jt512, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Fun route with a very short overhung section.

Location

Just to the right of Gorgeous.

Protection

8 bolts. only 5 are needed.

Photos

Took Joe and I two days to clean the choss off this wall. Joe set the bolts and I led the FA. 5.10c/d. Aug 29, 2010
Cory Harelson
Boise, ID
  5.10c
Cory Harelson   Boise, ID
  5.10c
A nice route with a fun crux.

Two of the three bolts at the anchor were a bit wiggly . . . Nov 26, 2010
Erin
Sherman Oaks, CA
 
Erin   Sherman Oaks, CA
 
I personally think this is a better warm up than it's easier neighbor, Gorgeous. It's a straight forward route, a little pumpy but all the falls are clean. Overall, a MUST do if you're at Mt. Gorgeous IMHO Apr 24, 2012
Great route! The business starts after the alcove..up good jugs through overhanging rock to the tricky sharp pocket move..then up and over and on to your feet again and the anchors above. One of my favorites at the creek. Nov 24, 2013
Wei-Li
Los Angeles, CA
Wei-Li   Los Angeles, CA
My climbing buddy said two of the three anchors were loose on this route when he climbed it a week ago. I haven't inspected the anchors so I don't know exactly what's wrong. Has anyone looked at the anchors on this route recently? Jun 23, 2014
Sean
Oak Park, CA
Sean   Oak Park, CA
7 lead bolts. anchor's two outside cold shuts now solid, with the middle one a lil loose

FYI a big handwritten warning in chalk from the day before on the wall at the start (maybe next time just write that on a large piece of rock and lean that against the base?) regarding a wasp nest high on the route. nest in a non-handhold hueco as noted in photo, already marked by chalk at its upper rim. no issue cranking past the nest on lead. wouldn't want to loiter on that upper pumpy section anyway. one nonaggressive wasp at the time. later, multiple wasps came out as followers went by on TR, but got to anchor fine to clean and get back down

Aug 3, 2016
Erick Santos
Los Angeles, CA
 
Erick Santos   Los Angeles, CA
 
Middle shut continues to be loose while the other two are beginning to look slimmer from lower. Easier to clean by following. Nov 25, 2017

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