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Blockheads T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
If I should Stumble T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Ivory Tower T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Linear Adventure T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Ordorono T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Physical Attraction T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Role Model S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Route 66 T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b PG13
Trident cracks, The T,TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Voodoo Child S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Zulu Warrior S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
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Type: Trad, 65 ft
FA: Dave Nyman, Jim Sweeney, 1987
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Shared By: coldclimb on Jun 11, 2010
Admins: Jared LaVacque, L. Von Dommelheimer

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Start either on a shelf above your belayer at the base of an obvious left-facing corner, or work a couple simple face moves directly below said shelf to add a few unnecessary feet to your climb. Climb in the dihedral with great cracks for pro, then move out to the arete as the dihedral deteriorates. There is no walkoff, so be prepared to rappel.


Head to the right side of the Zulu Wall. A trail leads up some steep terrain to the base of an obvious left-facing dihedral.


Pro to 2in.
Two bolt anchor with rap rings.


ozman   CO / NM
Must do climb (even if its a warmup). Just wish it was longer. Jun 27, 2011
Much more difficult than appearances suggest, and no gimme for the grade. Two nice ASCA ring bolts on top for rappelling. Jul 1, 2013
Portola, CA
Brandon.Phillips   Portola, CA
Great route, good pro. I probably climbed this 10 times in a row when I was learning to place gear. Aug 2, 2013
L. Von Dommelheimer
L. Von Dommelheimer   Anchorage  
Is this really 90 ft? I think around 60 is closer, even with the scrambling at the base. Apr 4, 2014
2 Spinners for the anchor with ASCA labels. Didn't have a wrench. May 31, 2015
C. Williams
the Climber Cave
C. Williams   the Climber Cave
Thanks for the heads up. Nice and tight now. May 31, 2015
Mat Brunton
Mat Brunton  
Fun route with good placements and sustained 5.8 moves. Don't remember any arete feature...seemed more like cracked face direct to anchor top out. Jun 2, 2015

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