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Beer Factor S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Decorator Crab S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Drive By S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Drive-In S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Idle Hands S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Lost Cause S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Moderator S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Modifier S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Spankterfied S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Svetlana S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Warcraft S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Dave Stallard
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Shared By: Rough on Oct 6, 2012
Admins: Aron Quiter, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Clip the 1st bolt from the ledge, then step off and right with insta-exposure! Crank up the large holds on alternating vertical and steep terrain till the final slab before the anchors. Classic! There is a 4 bolt Direct Start which starts on a lower tier of rock and goes up a nice dihedral (12 bolts - MUST use a 60M!).

Location

Start on the far right of the ledge (8 bolts). here is a 4 bolt Direct Start which starts on a lower tier of rock and goes up a nice dihedral (12
bolts - MUST use a 60M!).

Protection

8 or 12 bolts depending on where you start.

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Kelley Gilleran
Sacramento, Ca
  5.10b
Kelley Gilleran   Sacramento, Ca
  5.10b
If you start off the ledge it's an awesome 5.9 warm-up! Mar 28, 2016
Johan
San Francisco, CA
 
Johan   San Francisco, CA
 
The left of the two anchor bolts shared by Decorator Crab and Idle Hands is highly suspect and needs replacement. The hanger spins, but more importantly the boltĀ itself visibly flexes when one pulls down on it. I did not try to pull outward on it (perpendicular to the rock) or otherwise see if I could dislodge it. The other anchor bolt felt safe, so I rappelled by placing my faith in that bolt.

Thank you to whoever has equipped these climbs! If anybody who is experienced with bolting in this rock type could replace it that would be a great service. Nov 18, 2015
Floyd Hayes
  5.10a
Floyd Hayes  
  5.10a
The first bolt of the lower start is missing. We found a stick to clip the second bolt. Nov 3, 2013
Lana dude  
 
Favorite of the day. Nice and long with lower start, and cool belay spot May 13, 2013