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Routes in (c) Left of the Roof

Burning Desire S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Choss Goggles S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Choss Revolution S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Culture Shock S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Demoralizer S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Die Hard with a Vengeance S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Double Agent S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Flesh and Blood S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Flexercise S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Inspiration S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Inspirational Frontiers S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Master Blaster S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Raging Raptor S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Trundle Trophy S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
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Type: Sport, 105 ft
FA: Louie Anderson, 2006
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Shared By: Colin Parker on Jan 3, 2010
Admins: C Miller, Euan Cameron, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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This route is an incredible and long moderate route, even by quarry standards. The route has two distinct cruxes, one at the bottom and one at the top, separated by sixty or so feet of fun climbing on good holds in stellar position. The climb starts on small holds under a bulge. Traverse right and up, then around the bulge to jugs. Continue over a series of ledges on good holds while the climb edges closer to the left-hand arete. After a nice rest on a small ledge 2/3's the way up, you pull a move up to a large slanting ledge and throw for a jug in the middle. Traverse right under the looming roof and prepare to surmount it up and left. A strenuous sequence here rewards you with the headwall and big holds to the anchors at the top of the cliff.


This is the first route in the Left of the Roof Sector. It's just around the corner from Metro. It starts directly in front of a bench which sits in front of a medium sized boulder. Currently the rating 11b is written on the wall at the bottom of the route.


16 bolts to two-bolt anchor/rap. 70m rope recommended. You can climb this route with a 60m rope, but tie a knot on the belay-end when lowering and be very careful.


Jan Tarculas
Riverside, Ca
Jan Tarculas   Riverside, Ca
Location states that there is 11b rating written on the route...Few weeks back someone crossed that out and blasted it with chalk and wrote a HUGE 11c on just look for the obvious 11c, but 11b in my opinion...crux move was just as hard as Delirious 11b. Awesome climb Oct 17, 2010
I was told the second crux is actually easier than the first, which I thought was funny because it meant I was really pumped up there! Some notes:

-Rock is perfect.
-Lots of rest spots
-There's a bolt right at the start of the second crux. Though reachy, it's clippable and likely for many climbers, not just the tall. That said, pay attention! It's easy to backclip it since it's overhead and there are some traverse moves here. Sep 4, 2014
Christian .
West Hills, CA
Christian .   West Hills, CA
Route really earns it's name....Wasn't able to finish, got 1 bolt away from anchors and was DONE. Pumper town, especially if you are hitting this route later in the day such as I was. Fun for sure. Left a quick draw, orange mad rock. You're welcome who ever copes it! hah Mar 10, 2016
Sean Cooney  
This route is great fun but wildly over bolted. There was one section where I finished a series of moves into a rest and there was a bolt at my shin and another within easy clipping distance above me. I did not clip the lower bolt and glad I didn't because it was placed in a recess and would have added drag with a standard draw. Hopefully as more routes are developed the FA parties will bolt on lead so the clips makes sense. Jun 25, 2017
Jason Milford
Jason Milford   LA, CA
Sean you should try bolting one of these on lead. Let us know how that goes for you. Jun 25, 2017

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