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Routes in Distant Drum

Bear Necessities S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Chief Running Bush T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Chutes and Daggers S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Congolese Crescendo T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Forbidden Coast Line T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Gabonese Grin T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Hear No Evil T 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Me Tarzan T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Monkey Sea Foam S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Monkey Shoulder T,S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
One Degree of Separation S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Scapular Arete T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
See No Evil S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
She Jane S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Simeon Smile S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Source of de Nile, The T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Swinging From Limbs T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Swinging on Webs S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Touch No Evil T,S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Zoo Keeper T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Type: Sport, Alpine, 70 ft
FA: Rich Magner & Roy Suggett
Page Views: 109 total · 1/month
Shared By: Roy Suggett on Jun 19, 2012
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Moving over the head wall is the crux. Keep in mind the blocks at the base of this head wall look dubious though they could not be moved.


Mid way along the Village Wall in the Distant Drum Area where the trail drops down into some shady trees.


Quick draws and runners.


Boissal .
Small Lake, UT
Boissal .   Small Lake, UT
My comment from Touch No Evil applies here too: this line would probably not get climbed anywhere but at the Jungle where it ends up being a super fun addition.
Stem your way up the lower section until you get boxed in an alcove capped with a loose block of three. Extract yourself on the left via wild moves. The FA must have been 8' tall, that crux bolt is up there... Jul 2, 2012
Radical, I need to get out there again soon Jul 2, 2012
Very enjoyable route and on a section of 3 climbs well worth the walk down. The route quality at the top of the stemming deteriorates but with more ascents it should clean up decently. If you are used to the perfect quality at places like LCC then you may get a bit scetched out but it is still safe and all a part of Jungle climbing. The difficult to clip bolt coming out of the alcove was placed high due to the rock quality dictating it's position. If you don't get hurried and just climb out of the alcove, there is a great hold to clip from. Nov 18, 2012
rich magner
Joshua Tree,CA
rich magner   Joshua Tree,CA
whats life without a little spice? Jan 24, 2013

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