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A Fresh Start T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Armed T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Bitchmobile T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Black Friday T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Chem Studs S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Crouching Tiger T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Danger Mouse S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Double Helix T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Dreams V3+ 6A+
Hidden Dragon T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
It's a Wonderful Life S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
Menifee Meth T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13
Misadventures of Nabisco County, Jr., The T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Ol' Yeller T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
People Gully T 5.1 2 6 II 7 MD 2a
Please Don't Feed the Triceratops S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Refrigerator, The T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Ride 'em Cowboy T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Solar Flare T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b PG13
Spinnacle S 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c PG13
Super Gun T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
When Doves Cry V4 6B
X Files, The T 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c
Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Erik Farley, MIke Dunne, 1997
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Shared By: Adam Leedy on Mar 8, 2009
Admins: saxfiend, Jason Halladay, Shirtless Mike

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Good climbing for a 9. This is a really fun route and the view is amazing. The crux comes just after clipping the third bolt. Another hard section to clip the second bolt above the huge rest ledge. Can be done in two pitches to reduce rope drag. Climb to giant rest ledge, belay the second up, then climb the second pitch. Usually done in one pitch though.
Can top out to a second set of anchors also. It is a bit run out from the firs set to the second set and the climbing doesn't ease up much.


This route ascends the arete on the front of the main pinnacle. 5.9 R to the top if you wish to top the route out.


Sport line but some of the bolts are pretty loose and spiny. Huge runout on super easy terrain at the rest ledge thus the reason for the PG13.


Grand Rapids
Kyndklimber   Grand Rapids
Great sport route.... first bolt is offten missing and if its not missing its always lose! May 14, 2009
Michael Day!
Boulder, CO parking lots
Michael Day!   Boulder, CO parking lots
I just climbed this today and didn't notice any loose bolts, there were some old ones removed and partially remaining so maybe the bolts have recently been replaced. This is a good climb but kinda had me sweating for a 5.9, especially when a wasp came out of a hand hold and made some attempts to sting me! Jun 10, 2012
Alex Mitchell
Phoenix, AZ
Alex Mitchell   Phoenix, AZ
This route is not PG-13! Even before they replaced the bolts the ones that were there did not seem that bad! Fun route with a really cool top out onto a pinacle. Gets blasted with sun! Sep 5, 2012
Katie Boue
my big yellow van, USA
Katie Boue   my big yellow van, USA
You gotta top this one out and enjoy the view from the top! Nov 9, 2013

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