Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: C Miller on Jan 16, 2007
Admins: C Miller, Greg Opland, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Fun and well-protected climbing up positive features in dark-colored rock lead to a nice belay high above the desert.


Just left of center on the wall and the first route left of the lighter-colored rock.


4 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor/rap


M. Morley
Sacramento, CA
M. Morley   Sacramento, CA  
The third protection bolt on Water Moccasin was replaced February 2002 by Greg Barnes of the ASCA. Feb 20, 2007
michael sulis
Portland, OR
michael sulis   Portland, OR
About 5 bolts to a double-chain anchor at the top. Note that even though this slab is facing west, it's shaded in the late afternoon. Nice climb, all friction. My wife's first lead climb, nice job! Jan 14, 2009
shelby beardslee
29 Palms, CA
shelby beardslee   29 Palms, CA
Climbed this on lead this weekend. One of the chains on top is very loose.

Update 3/11: The bolts have been repaired and also noticed someone bolted what I think is "Snakes in the Grass" next to it on the left. Nice. Oct 14, 2010
Rodger Raubach  
Glad the bolts have now been replaced; when I did it years ago (1985) I wrote in my notes: "one bolt chopped and 2 others missing hangers; sucked in again by guidebook!" Mar 11, 2011
Vista, CA
tro4130   Vista, CA
11/17–I looked and looked but only saw 3 bolts on this route (plates can be slung). Can anyone confirm the number of bolts currently on this route? Nov 18, 2013
rock hopper
San Diego, CA
rock hopper   San Diego, CA
4 bolts as of 3/22/15, you can't see the 4th bolt from the ground. Anchors are in great condition. Really fun climb in the Corridor, I found the crux to be passing the first bolt, then its juggy plates all the way to the top. Mar 23, 2015
George Wu
Newport Beach, CA
George Wu   Newport Beach, CA
Anchor bolts over the top and not visible from below. Under a cats claw bush and somewhat obscured from the top of nearby routes as well, but very secure. Nov 26, 2016
Belay area was bushy, watch out for lizards in the first undercling. 4 bolts and an anchor, you cannot see the anchor from the ground, but it was under a bush. After the second bolt, it was smooth sailing. Jun 10, 2018