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Short Circuit TR 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Short Circuit Chimney S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Hope Wolf
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Shared By: Bryan G on Oct 12, 2011
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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The Short Circuit boulder is split in half. This chasm has a bolted stemming problem in the middle of it. The climbing is fun and quite exciting. It reminds me of the Firewater Chimney which is one of my favorite routes in Joshua Tree, only this climb is shorter and WIDER! Short folks may have to do a full body bridge which would be quite spicy on lead. The route's only shortcoming is that it doesn't top out.

If anyone knows the FA party and official name this route was given, please post up and I will change it.


3 bolts, 2 bolt anchor/rap.


Brandon R
Sacramento, CA
Brandon R   Sacramento, CA
The bolted route on the NW arete is called 666 and is .12c if I remember right. Bolts look bad and I think they get pretty spaced up higher too. Jul 7, 2015
Max Rausch
Monterey, California
Max Rausch   Monterey, California
Super fun and gets all day shade. Gets progressively wider the higher you go. Falling from 3rd bolt wouldn't be too fun. Definitely worth hanging out at and having a little 'out of the norm' fun on. Theres also a tightly bolted sport route on the corner of the rock. Does anyone know the route?

Jul 5, 2015
Osprey Overhang
Osprey Overhang   ...
Hope Wolf bolted that one. Oct 12, 2011