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Type: Sport, 60 ft
FA: Rich Strang
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Shared By: Jason Hundhausen on Mar 25, 2008
Admins: Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Description

Begin up an interesting section on fractured rhyolite to a small ledge. Move up and left through a large scooped-out dish, then get some fun exposure as you make your way out and around the edge onto the face (crux). Continue up the positive face until the rock turns vertical; find the buckets and clip the chains.

Location

Center-stage of the Black Wall, which is directly across the stream from the Main Wall.

Protection

6 bolts to a 2-bolt chained anchor
Jason Halladay
Los Alamos, NM
  5.11a
Jason Halladay   Los Alamos, NM  
  5.11a
I climbed this last night for the first time in three years. I don't know why I don't climb it more often; It's pretty damn fun. And all the holds are as I remember them. I don't think anything has broken off.
The aluminum leaver biners I put up there three years ago are still there. The left one could probably stand to be replaced. Oct 7, 2010
Daniel Trugman
La Jolla, CA
  5.11a
Daniel Trugman   La Jolla, CA
  5.11a
No holds have broken, at least in the last year or two. This is a really good climb, and it deserves more traffic than it gets. Sep 19, 2010
Marco Berry
  5.11a/b
Marco Berry  
  5.11a/b
Gets thin around the 4th bolt. Seems to be rated a bit hard. Has a hold broken loose? Fun climb. Huge jug at the end is so delightful. Jul 12, 2010
This route was bolted by rich strang. it's pretty fun and thin! Jul 24, 2008