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Anabel V4+ 6B+
Baby Ricky T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V-easy 3
Big Ricky T V4 6B
C.F.'s Edge Crank V2 5+ PG13
Chips Ahoy V4-5 6B+
Courtney's side V1+ 5 PG13
Crystal Clear V2 5+
Dave's Problem T V0 4
Diamond Man V4 6B
Diamond Man Dyno V1 5
Ecto the Collector V4 6B
Faith T V4-5 6B+
Fale Problem V0 4 PG13
Gather Up V0+ 4+
Green Burrito V1 5
Head Above the Stairs V1 5 R
High Over Beached Whales T V0+ 4+
Hinge Direct V4 6B
Hinge Indirect V0 4
Hinge, The 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a V0 4
Iron Man V3 6A
Italian Fall T V3 6A
Jelly bean V1 5
Knob City 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V-easy 3
Layback, The 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V-easy 3
Lieback 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b V-easy 3
Little Ricky T V2 5+
Not Even V2 5+
Not Even Chips (and reverse) V3- 6A PG13
Nowhere Man V3-4 6A+
Onion Man V1 5
Paper Boy V7 7A+
Pin Hole V0 4 PG13
Pin Scar V0 4
Pin Scar Direct V2-3 5+
Poodle Press V4 6B
Pyramid, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Rib Romp T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Roman Engineering V7 7A+
Sand Gully V1 5
Shark's Tooth T V4-5 6B+
Shelf, The T V0 4
Tin Man V0+ 4+
Wet Toes V1-2 5
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Type: Boulder, 20 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Eric Foltz on May 13, 2010
Admins: jt512, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Summer climbing times restricted Details


Climb is very dependent on sand levels.

Starts with a move to a big hold and then a bigger move up to the knobs above.


Left of the face areas between Crystal Clear and the Green Burrito.




One of my favorites I have done here so far. A good reach at the beginning to a pinch on the roof, then the fun knobs following that for an easy finish. Feb 1, 2012
Certainly easier if you have a long reach. A pair of long moves and you're right there at the very positive knobs at the top. The initial holds are slick but the problem on the whole didn't seem to lend itself to being burdened with sand as others did, which was totally welcome. Sep 20, 2013
Matthew McMillan
Orange, CA
Matthew McMillan   Orange, CA
Awesome problem, overhanging to a high bulge. Don't grab the sideways crimp on the right at the start with a right hand Gaston even though you really want to. Grab it with your left and swing straight up to the large pocket that's up and further right. Skip that Undercling on the left of it, you don't need it, and it makes the movement awkward. Feb 9, 2014
Sam Deshler
Southern California
Sam Deshler   Southern California
It's just a few moves but many different types of holds. I've heard several people refer to the upper portion with the knobs as "the brain". Be mindful of hand placement on "the brain" however; birds sometimes crap up there! Apr 26, 2017
Nathan Walton
Van Meter, IA
Nathan Walton   Van Meter, IA
awesome route, great movement up to the brain. felt a lot better than some of the other sandy stuff i was playing around on Jun 2, 2017

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