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Pot Luck TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Unnamed 1 TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Unnamed 2 TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Unnamed 2.1 TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Unnamed 2.2 TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
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Shared By: Blitzo on Dec 17, 2010
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Closures for Peregrine Falcon Protection Details

Description

Climb the overhanging hand crack out of the small cave.

Location

This is located in a small cave on the upper west side of Pothole Dome.
Park in the paved turnout across from Marmot Dome. Hike around the west (left) side of Pothole Dome for about 0.25 miles.

Protection

On lead: rack of singles to 3.5", if desiring a big first piece; otherwise 1.5" and smaller rest of way up. Note the expansion behind the lip at many spots of this irregular jagged crack.

Anchor bolts with only hangers just above the lip, with no rap rings/chains.

Natural anchor available at topout ledge above. Walk off to climber's right and toward backside, to circle clockwise down back to base.

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aaron hope
Walnut Creek, CA
5.11c
aaron hope   Walnut Creek, CA
5.11c
Yikes. Is this thing really only 11a? I thought it was harder. But the swing is fun! Mar 3, 2015
Sean
Oak Park, CA
Sean   Oak Park, CA
rack of singles to 3.5", if desiring a big first piece; otherwise 1.5" and smaller rest of way up. note the expansion behind the lip at many spots of this irregular jagged crack. anchor bolts with only hangers just above the lip, with no rap rings/chains. natural anchor available at topout ledge above. walkoff to climber's right and toward backside, to circle clockwise down back to base Jul 15, 2013