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High Chaparral S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Microwave S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Pay Per View S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Remote Control Unit S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Technicolor S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Kennedy, 1996
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Shared By: mschlocker on Feb 21, 2009
Admins: Marc Kajut, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Climb up a relatively steep wall on nice incut features. Crux is the start trying to get to the more featured area of the wall.


Far right side of Video Dome. Start up on a detached flake and traverse left into the climb.


7? Bolts


John Harley
John Harley  
Fantastic route, definitely should not be missed.

I think the ACSD guide makes it seem like you need a 70m, but as Adam K. pointed out a 60m rope will get you from the rap anchors on the top of the Video Dome to the base of this climb. Tie knots if you're not sure where you're going.

There are no bolts between the anchor for this climb and the top set of rap anchors, but it is 5.easy terrain. Belaying your 2nd up to the higher set of anchors makes for an easier walk back to El Nino. Apr 3, 2017
Eric M Parks
Campo, CA
Eric M Parks   Campo, CA
I found the crux to be between the first and second bolt. Traversing to the left side of the finger crack helped me to get to the better featured rock, sooner. Feb 23, 2015
Adam Kimmerly
Adam Kimmerly  
Uniquely featured rock and fun climbing makes this one of the best sport climbs of the grade in San Diego. Dec 12, 2010