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Bag of Bones T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Bone Up S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Bury The Bone S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Butterknife T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Chillin at the Grill S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Darshan (aka Ripoff) S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Expressway S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Feudal Beerlords T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Fork it Over S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
Nate's Proud Pearl Necklace S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Nirvana S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Offramp S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
One Holer T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Orange Peel S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Road kill S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c PG13
Santana S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Scrutinized S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Skeletons in the Closet S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Spinal Fracture S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Tumbling Dice S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
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Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Mike Strassman & Paul Linaweaver, September 1991
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Shared By: Tim Steele on Jan 11, 2007
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Protect Access in Owens River Gorge! Details

Description

Varied Face climbing leads through a roof up high. Sustained and pumpy. Classic.

Location

Just right of corner crack; right hand side of Social Platform.

Protection

10 bolts.

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Dave Daly
Kernville, CA
 
Dave Daly   Kernville, CA
 
My first .10d sport climb! Excellent route.....cool slab start. Gets better up high! Got a chance to climb with Hidetake Suzuki. Showed me the finer points of patience and....dried fish and seaweed "See-food". Yuck!! Oct 1, 2007
Isaac T.
Oceanside, CA
Isaac T.   Oceanside, CA
11-19-2007 At the 3rd bolt 2 of the key handholds were coming loose, one was the size of a microwave. Be aware of those below you... Nov 25, 2007
claytown
Boulder, CO
 
claytown   Boulder, CO
 
Cool climb. My first in the gorge. It'll get you thinking right off the ground and you'll stay kinda pumped all the way through the crux. Enojy! May 29, 2011
Jan Tarculas
Riverside, Ca
Jan Tarculas   Riverside, Ca
Accident on 10/15/16 on this route. Saw a pretty big guy pull off a Huge chunk of rock (think watermelon size) before the roof. It came straight down to the belayer, she got pulled in while he fell after pulling the rock off. Luckily it miss her head, but it did totally smash her right foot. I was first on scene with other climbers around helping to get her out using the liter near the bathrooms.

Stay safe Oct 24, 2016
i did some repair work here. replaced the very worn cold shuts with 2 big 1/2" bolts and new mussy hooks. pulled off the remaining 40 lb. piece of loose rock that was next to the one that came off (it was just barely hanging there).
i also was on the carry out, sure would like to know how that gal is doing? if anyone knows please pm me Dec 30, 2016
John Wilder
Las Vegas, NV
  5.10c
John Wilder   Las Vegas, NV
  5.10c
Fantastic route, although if you do the lower crux wrong, the bolt is super hard to clip. I'd also vote for the first bolt to be moved two to three feet to the right and have it be a stick clip mandatory route. As it is, if you biff the exit moves past it, the fall would not be awesome. Dec 31, 2017

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