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Disco Inferno S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Freddie Flores S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Godzilla Does the Dizzy Tango S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Letter Bomb S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Looney Binge S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Slacker S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Towering Inferno S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
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Protect Access in Owens River Gorge! Details

Description

Make a few steep, bouldery moves off the ground past the first and second bolts up to the pockets in the right-facing corner. Punch it straight out the roof crack past a couple of valuable rests, then fight the pump to pull the lip. Make a couple more sequences up to the chains.

Location

Eldorado Roof, left side

Protection

Fixed draws

Photos

The boulder problem start is definitely the crux of the line and a little bit out of the character with the rest of the route which is basically endurance crack climbing. Starting up the crack to the left (Independent Worm Saloon) and linking into the top Gape Index is an awesome link up that avoids the heinous boulder problem. I would call this link up .12a. This is the easiest line that pulls over the lip of the cave. Nov 20, 2013