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Born on the 4th of July S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Build The Wall S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Burn The Wall S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Camel Straight S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Cialis Stud S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Cig-arete S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Climb it Change S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Commitment Issues S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Crack Horror S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Delicious S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Family Jewel S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Feel The Bern S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Gorgeous S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Joe's Bloody Finger Pocket S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
K-2 S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Luscious S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Marauding Monkeys S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Pow! Right in the Kisser S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Swipe Right To Match S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Type: Sport, 40 ft
FA: John Long and the Gang
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Shared By: Tristan Burnham on Nov 26, 2009
Admins: jt512, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Start on a boulder and go up the orange face. The crux is at the bottom. It feels like a boulder problem, once you clip the first bolt and top out onto the slabby part its all 5.6ish to the top. There is a little bulge after the second bolt so you can't see the next bolt or ancors, but once you pull over it you can see them.

Location

About half way between stumbling blocks and Mt. Gorgeous on the left side as you're heading up.

Protection

4 bolts to a biner and an open shut.

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Christian B
West Hills, California
  5.9-
Christian B   West Hills, California
  5.9-
This route along with 4th of July, to the right of it are great for soloing. Good climbing, a little intense, no hard moves, and an easier down climb towards the right near Mt Gorgeous. Nov 24, 2016
Justin Kenderes
Glendale, CA
 
Justin Kenderes   Glendale, CA
 
I agree with the 5.8 rating, it's now been listed as "Born on the 4th of July". Feb 4, 2013
^^ I was wondering the same thing Justin, I heard it was a 5.8 ish. Everything else I am unsure of. Jan 6, 2013
Justin Kenderes
Glendale, CA
 
Justin Kenderes   Glendale, CA
 
Does anyone have a name/FA info for the route just to the right of this one which shares the anchors of this route. Dec 21, 2012
K2 now has two Fixe ring anchors. Oct 27, 2012
J.B.  
Feels like a mix between a boulder problem and a sport climb! May 26, 2011
Bracken Christensen
Boulder, CO
  5.8
Bracken Christensen   Boulder, CO
  5.8
The worn carabiner on the left anchor is gone, so it was just a bolt with a trapped chainlink (that wouldn't take a typical carabiner, or let the rope be passed through).

We put a quick link on it.

> on Dec 1, 2009, Brian Hench said:
The left bolt of the belay anchor consists of an aluminum carabiner trapped in a chain link. Top ropers have worn a groove 2/3 of the way through this biner. There is no other way to use this bolt than to clip the worn biner. It is dangerous and should be replaced! Bring a hacksaw and some quick links. May 12, 2011