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Curtains T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Nothing Like the Sun S,TR 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Seams to Me C2+
Solar Panel S,TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
South Ridge T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Sunshine Daydream T,S,TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Sunshine Face T,S,TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Tim's Solo T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
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Type: Trad, 480 ft, 3 pitches
FA: probably a rodent
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Shared By: Leo Paik on Oct 13, 2007
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description [Suggest Change]

Okay, it may be a bit controversial to enter these routes, but the rock is on NP land, and they've been described in various guidebooks.

This is a modest route on an moderately obscure rock. It follows the blunt, south ridge for a few hundred feet. Not a destination climb, but if you are there....

Find the approximate nadir of the rock. This does require some scrambling.

P1. Ascend a nice, low-angled crack with some brief stemming. There is a chockstone on the right at the crux. 170'. 5.7.

P2. The crux of this pitch seems to be right off the belay, 7+, little pro. Then dance up a fun face section, perhaps PG-13. Save a #3 & #3.5 Camalot for the belay. 200'. 5.7+.

P3. Drop down into a slot/chimney, move over to the slab and cruise up easier terrain to a 2 bolt anchor. 110'. 5.5.

You can rap off the anchor to the west into a slot and down. You may be able to continue another pitch to the top of the Sunshine Daydream anchor and rap.

Location [Suggest Change]

This starts at the lowest point of the south edge of the rock.

Protection [Suggest Change]

A lighter rack up to #3.5 Camalot. 200' rope helps.

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