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Type: Sport, 35 ft
FA: Howard Stern
Page Views: 2,212 total, 17/month
Shared By: duh on Feb 15, 2007
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

This route is the best one on this wall. It starts in the middle of the wall and climbs thru a series of underclings, side pulls and crossovers to the obvious left leaning crack which is followed to the anchors.

.....OH??? and I almost forgot... There is a HAND JAM!!!!

Protection

5 bolts, Metolius rap hanger anchors

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Clif Clap  
 
I'm a sport climber and this route taught me how to hand jam. It taught me how to take my time and let go of expectations. It taught me to call my mom to see how she's doing, and tell my girlfriend nice things. It taught me how to be a better person and how to love again. And did I mention the hand jam?

Cool route. Got on it because it reminded me of Little Stiffy and there were definitely similarities. Bouldery and sequential. Big moves to big features on steep rock. The closing moves are technical with some difficult feet. I still think Little Stiffy is the better route, and is certainly easier. But this a great one for the style. May 22, 2016
Howie Stern
Mammoth Lakes, Ca
  5.11d
Howie Stern   Mammoth Lakes, Ca
  5.11d
Glad people seem to like my route. It was my first bolting job back in February of 1997...Kevin Thaw did the second ascent and confirmed it at 11d. I was stoked that he enjoyed it...And yep, the hand jam was the key...It thought the line was cool because its pretty in your face from the moment you step off the ground... Dec 23, 2011
C Miller
CA
  5.11d
C Miller   CA  
  5.11d
Steep and in your face to the 3rd bolt (good technique helps) then get the hand jam and turn the lip to much easier balance climbing and the anchors. This route is lots of fun with a great variety of moves throughout. Oct 13, 2011
duh
 
duh  
 
So.... that's why so many guys get spit off the top? They don't know how to HAND JAM!

but did Chris just say that I forgot how to jam.. or that I just forgot to mention the jam? And why do I feel so dirty when he said "sport climber"?

I know it's not a 4* route for the area, but it is a 4* for the wall. Feb 16, 2007
C Miller
CA
  5.11d
C Miller   CA  
  5.11d
The hand jam is key, but sport climbers don't know how to hand jam! Feb 15, 2007
Art Morimitsu
Huntington Beach, Ca
  5.12a
Art Morimitsu   Huntington Beach, Ca
  5.12a
HAND JAM you forgot to mention the HAND JAM! Feb 15, 2007