Type: Sport
FA: Tom Addison & Greg Jenning - 1991 | Route extension: Peter Croft & Marty Lewis - 1999
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Shared By: AWinters on Dec 8, 2008 with improvements by Trevor Vichas
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Bridges Out! IMPORTANT LADWP NEGOTIATIONS!! High water release May 13, 2019!!! 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

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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