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Aerial Boundaries T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Arc of a Biner T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Bear Damage S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Between the Thighs T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Digging in the Dirt T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Direct East Face 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b A2
Flight of Stares T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Full Metal Jacket 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a A3
Holy Grail T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Ladies on Top T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Levity's End T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Lizards Kiss, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Modern Guilt T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Offramp T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Pennies On The Patio T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
South Cracks T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
South Face T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Stair Trek T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
There's always room for Jello S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Sport, 75 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Benjamin F on Nov 12, 2011
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Always check road conditions and peregrine closures Details

Description

4 bolts, chain anchor.

You can also keep going past the chain anchor and run it out and belay at the railing, turning it into one 120' pitch, and then simply walk down the stairs.

Location

From the parking lot, walk up the stairs for about 20 meters or so. Be looking on your left for a climbers trail that goes under a huge fallen tree leaning against east face. Hop the railing and descend the trail. Bear Damage is the last bolted route at the end of the trail. (to the left of "Flight of the Stares")

Protection

6 quickdraws, slings for the anchor at the top

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Christian B
West Hills, California
  5.10a
Christian B   West Hills, California
  5.10a
3 bolts to 2 bolt anchor. The 3 bolts are all the first half of the climb pretty much cause it can get cruxy. Not hard but, will work for it. The last part and about half of the rest of the climb is 5.7 climbing slightly diagonally up and left btw. No pro. But you dont need it. Oct 15, 2017
limpingcrab
Visalia, CA
limpingcrab   Visalia, CA
I'm going to hang an auto-belay on the chains so don't worry about the bolts Feb 14, 2015
Nathan W.
Sequoia NP, CA
  5.10a
Nathan W.   Sequoia NP, CA
  5.10a
All the bolts are botton-heads and there's decking potential going to the second bolt Feb 12, 2015
Wanted to submit an update as of Nov 2014.

The 3rd bolt on this route is sketchy and spins - so beware.

There are chains at the top - if you check in at the info station, the route book they have is out of date, so I wouldn't trust it too much.

From the ground you will notsee the chains, you won't see them until you're almost at the top... but just trust that they are in fact there. Dec 3, 2014
This was my first lead ever, and a memorable one at that. I inherited some sport gear from a friend who moved out of the country so I read a book on how to climb and did it. Someone told me there was an easy lead just down from the railing, they were talking about Stair Tek 5.5 but i thought that this was the route. Years later I still thought it was a runout lead (like most climbs in sequoia) but it sure was adventurous for being so close. There are newer bolts up around the area so somebody is is climbing there, I just haven't run into any other climbers there. Jun 18, 2012