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Routes in Monk's Hollow

Great outlook T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Gumby T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Horse Cock Tower T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Monk T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Rock And Roll Roadie S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Rumble Strip S 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Watch for falling rocks T,S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a X
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Type: Trad, 25 ft
FA: James Garrett and Quino Gonzales, 24 August 2011
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Shared By: James Garrett on Aug 27, 2011
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description [Suggest Change]

Further up the canyon, this is the small conglomerate tower about 50m below the wall with routes coming out of the cave marked by a prominent sandstone band.

This rock is not nearly as good as elsewhere, but a unique tower top. The route ascends the shortest line (north) up the tower. The rappel anchors descend the longest and steepest (south) side of the tower.

Pitch #1: Climb dirty loose cobbles past 3 bolts to an "au cheval" move to the crumbly ridgeline. Pass another bolt to the two-bolt belay. 5.8, 12m.

Location [Suggest Change]

Walk up the hillside for about 100m to the Monk which stands by itself on the hillside half way to the cave routes.

Protection [Suggest Change]

QDs for 4 or 5 bolts. Rappel to the other side descending.

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