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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
FA: Bill Leventhal and gang
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Shared By: Joseph01 on Jun 29, 2010
Admins: jt512, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Start as for Luscious but go right at the top of the slab to clip the first bolt. A fun straight forward climb using pockets and the arete.


this route starts the same as luscious and goes up the arete.


5 bolts to 1 open shut and 1 chain.


alex carey
alex carey  
Reachy moves made this easier for me than my 5'2" partner. The real climbing doesnt start until after the first bolt and only last 30 feet, but they are a strenuous 30 feet, hardest parts were usually clipping. Thought the rock was pretty good quality. Mar 14, 2017
Will Cornell
Will Cornell  
I thought this was pretty stiff for 11a. It is absolutely far more difficult than marauding monkeys. I'd give it 11b/c. The holds are good, but far apart. Each move is pretty committing, and clipping the third bolt is very tenuous. Oct 11, 2014
Ryan Kelly
Ryan Kelly   work.
John's smoking choss dust, this thing isn't over .11a even by soft Malibu standards.

Been thinking about doing this one for awhile, just to tick it off, but it looked so terrible. It actually has some pretty fun moves on it and decent-ish rock. Apr 11, 2011
Joe Kristy drilled the bolts, I first led it, Bill, Matt and Joe followed. 5.11b/c depending on reach. Aug 29, 2010
Michael Bartosek
Los Angeles
Michael Bartosek   Los Angeles
The crux move for me was 2nd to 3rd bolt and this seems to be height dependent. Aug 12, 2010