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Unnatural Act

5.11b, TR, 30 ft,  Avg: 3 from 1 vote
FA: Ken Cook, 1975
California > San Diego > S SD > Mission Gorge > Main Wall
Access Issue: Current San Diego County Advisories Details

Description

Climb a rounded arete on that classic slippery rock. The way I found the line, this route wanders like an S. It is quite good with a definite crux near the top when you are nice and pumped.

Location

At the top of the Climbers' left approach trail. between General Dynamics and Exit stage Left. Use the rightmost bolted anchor for the TR.

You will need to lead Lilley's delight 5.7 hand crack or something harder to set this.

Protection

TR. It appears that this was once led on one bolt. It would be relatively safe to lead on that bolt (if it were there) because lower down you would get a solid cam and it eases up above the crux.

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Unnatural Act.  Link features up the rounded arete.  The rope over a different route in this photo.<br>
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My wife says you can see and easter island type face at the start.
[Hide Photo] Unnatural Act. Link features up the rounded arete. The rope over a different route in this photo. My wife says you can see and easter island type face at the start.