Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: C. Bellizzi, 1981.
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Shared By: Leo Paik on Apr 25, 2007
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Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closures Details


This is a Pinnacles classic. Odd name.

Ascend an aesthetic, vertical face on small embedded rocks in a conglomerate face. Ascend a small right-facing dihedral. Pass 7 bolts with the crux being above the 4th bolt. 3 bolts anchor.


On the East face of The Monolith, between Foreplay/Several Small Species and Indirect Traverse/Hawaiian Noises.


7 bolts and a 3 bolt anchor.
Oakland CA
caughtinside   Oakland CA
A fabulous sport climb. Sustained, pumpy, cool holds. Mar 23, 2008
Kyle Queener
Bishop, California
Kyle Queener   Bishop, California
Feels more 5.10d. Great route. Highly recommended. Jan 30, 2009
Keith Forest
Keith Forest  
This route is 11a contrary to Young's new book. Feb 19, 2011
Gabe Huie
Gabe Huie  
Great sustained route. A little overhung to feel the pump for the 2nd half of the route. The start has some greasy holds so chalk up for the first two bolts. Sep 4, 2014
Tony Lobay
Tony Lobay  
Quintessential sport climbing. It has always been fashionable to downgrade the line to 10d, despite it being more difficult that every other 10d in the park (except Heat Seeking Moisture Missile). Nov 21, 2017
Great climb. Noticed hanger on third (or fourth?) bolt could spin a little on Feb 3rd 2018. Didn’t tug on the bolt itself, but it looked nice and shiny. If someone carries a wrench; may want to tighten. Feb 8, 2018
Berkeley, CA
rafael   Berkeley, CA
the black waterstreak climbers right of POD makes a great toprope too... a touch harder than POD. Oct 1, 2018