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Commander Salamander Crack T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Commander Salamander Slab T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Dorothy T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Emerald City T,S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Flying Monkey, The S,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Lollipop Gang T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Man Behind the Curtain, The T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Munchkin T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Oil Can T,TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Oz Boulder V1 5
Oz Chimney V0 4
Oz Slab TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Ruby Slippers S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Scarecrow S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Tin Man T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Toto T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Yellow Brick Road S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Trad, TR, 20 ft
FA: Herb Stilman
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Shared By: jim.dangle on Dec 26, 2011
Admins: Joe M., Old Timer, jim.dangle

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Layback the short, widening finger crack to the top.

I cleaned this off thinking it would be harder. It would be decent if it were twice as big; otherwise, I am not sure I would recommend it. There may be another short climb to the left of this.


This little wall sits a little up and to the left of Oz itself on the uppermost cliff band.


It could be bouldered, but it protects well with small gear (BD 0.5 and below). This can also be led with just C3s. TR anchors are finicky, but you can sling a boulder at the top with a long sling.



Like everything on the NoSho this has undoubtedly been climbed before. If anybody wants to claim the FA and naming rights, let me know.

Jim Dec 26, 2011
There are two lines here... both done by (no shock) Herb Stilman. The wall is called the Commander Salamander Wall. The line on the right is called Commander Salamander Crack, 5.6, and to the left is the Commander Salamander Slab, 5.10. Feb 14, 2012
Chris McNeil
Anchorage, AK
Chris McNeil   Anchorage, AK
There is an awesome boulder trail that starts on top this problem and leads across the top of Oz and continues along the pipeline another 100 yards. Feb 28, 2012

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