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Routes in Gilligan's Island Crag

Lovey (aka Whale of a Time) T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Roomis E. Gloomis T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Teddy T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Three Hour Tour T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: Dave Evans & Jim Angione, January 1994
Page Views: 798 total, 6/month
Shared By: C Miller on Mar 12, 2007
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Difficult and balancy face climbing is to be found on the challenging line, with the hardest moves passing the left side of a small roof/overlap via some sidepulls. Higher, the difficulties ease and moderate face climbing leads to the top. Gear belay and walk off to the climber's right. Two, maybe three, stars out of five.

Location

This, the longest route on the Gilligan's Island Crag, take a direct line up the prow of the formation, and is situated between River Phoenix (5.9) on the left and Lovey (aka Whale of a Time) on the right.

Protection

5 bolts (5/16"), gear to 2.5" for anchors

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Gargano
Oakland, CA
 
Gargano   Oakland, CA
 
Engaging route. Good movement on solid rock.
As Susan said, this one really makes you dip into your bag of slab/face/arete tricks. Feb 10, 2014
toddgordon Gordon
Joshua Tree, California
toddgordon Gordon   Joshua Tree, California
Evans/Angione route;......dudes were bad-ass. Feb 8, 2014
susan peplow
Joshua Tree
 
susan peplow   Joshua Tree
 
This is a hard route, basically start to finish. Opening moves are an eye-opener. Highsteps, libacking, smearing, basically kinda insecure the bulk of the way. Feb 8, 2014
C Miller
CA
 
C Miller   CA  
 
A good line, but relatively serious between the second and third bolt. Definite groundfall potential. Nov 14, 2007
C Miller
CA
 
C Miller   CA  
 
The name (actually Roomis Igloomis) is that of a rare tropical disease from the televison series Gilligan's Island's "The Postman Cometh" episode. Mar 12, 2007