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Routes in Wonderland
|Bad Sneakers T 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a R|
|Beat the Heat T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a|
|Chesire Cat S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R|
|Fixing a hole T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a|
|Guillotine 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C0|
|Magnum Opus T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Rocket Science S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Senior Citizen Route T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a R|
|So Alone S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a|
|Wendall's Dike T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a R|
|White Rabbit T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13|
|White Tuxedo T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a|
|Wrong Turn T,TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13|
|Type:||Trad, Alpine, 50 ft|
|FA:||Ryan Barber, Bradley White Nov. 2011|
|Page Views:||56 total, 1/month|
|Shared By:||bradley white on Nov 8, 2011|
|Admins:||Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall|
DescriptionClimb was nearly an epic because rocks that looked solid and part of the cliff (at the beginning) were loose. I had to drop a Basket ball size rock onto my chest. The ladder got knocked down. I had no injury and after setting up the pro I was exhausted not doing the (5.10) crux. I resigned the lead over to Ryan and he got through the crux second try. I aided the crux eventually after trying another way far right of the crux. I am sure I can get up it way over right. After the crux there is a corner with tree to another corner with a beautiful crack (5.7) and then a midway belay on smaller trees and trad. gear. Magnum Opus will go direct from the belay. There are two other options to summit. Everything is very lichen covered. I went left and had to leave because it was getting dark. Top rope bolting will be done instead to finish the variation on the left side. This will be the 'Deus Ex Machina'. Loose rock could be in the finish to Magnum Opus.
LocationWhere the ladder used to be entering Wonderland. That is the opposite crag to 'Giant Man' below the once was a ladder is a left facing corner. Belay off of a tree or an eye bolt below this corner to start. Weird friable rock are places to avoid to begin with and flakes. Most of this rock is gone and some remains to keep the cliff intact.
The area is alpine and rocks in the dirt above the 5.7 corner some are completely loose. Removing any of these rocks will cause extreme erosion and there are hundred's of pounds of rocks resting above here past a tree helping to support all of this rock. A large slab of rock lays above these loose rocks in a V groove incline. Without the area left intact the way it is, there will likely be by erosion a massive rock slide onto Hinterland's trail and these large rocks will continue hundreds of feet down towards the boulders. If you are you going to venture here don't remove the loose rocks in the dirt by being cautious to where you place your feet. It is that easy to displace them. Definitely not a sport area in quality although a entirely eye bolted extreme moderate is being established here. Wear a helmet and if you don't know alpine, stay away.
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