Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Todd Gordon, Resa Ashbachar, Rick "Locker " Thompson, Blitzo, Karoosh, 5/08
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Shared By: Blitzo on Feb 4, 2010
Admins: C Miller, Greg Opland, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

This route lies about 20 yards left of "Road to Utopia". There is a bush growing out of the rock at the base. Climb face past four bolts to a ledge with an oddly placed bolt. Move left then climb golden rock past another bolt to the anchor.

Protection

Six bolts, two bolt anchor.

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C Miller
CA
  5.10a
C Miller   CA  
  5.10a
This is a nice addition to the area with good protection, varied movement and a casual approach.

Climb up featured rock past holes and jugs to a stance at the 4th bolt where a balancy highstep gains better holds and then a ledge. Clip the next bolt (5th) with a runner, shuffle left on a ledge and then up rust-colored intrusions to a tricky hand/foot match sequence and the top. Three stars out of five. Feb 22, 2010
susan peplow
Joshua Tree
  5.10a
susan peplow   Joshua Tree
  5.10a
Nice line, fun moves with a few crux moves. Top with the orange colored chert was done a variety of ways from our group. Fun. Oct 29, 2011
Locker
Yucca Valley, CA
Locker   Yucca Valley, CA
Bort = improper pronunciation of Bolt Sep 11, 2013
D. Evans
Tustin, California
D. Evans   Tustin, California
Good rock on this route. Oct 25, 2015
Matt Hagny  
 
yes, indeed, this is a really nice climb. Much more interesting to climb than it looks (i.e., it's not friction slab at the top!)

Nice bolt placement, too. Apr 30, 2016