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Route A S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Route B S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Route C T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Route D S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Route E S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Route F S 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Type: Sport, 45 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Russ Walling on Dec 2, 2012
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Route A: Takes a bold line up the worst rock on the crag. This one has a bail link on the second bolt. Start in the broken area and work your way up the buttress, keeping right of the exfoliating overlap to your left. Really crappy rock and 6 bolts to Mussy Hooks.


Takes the left-hand buttress of the crag when looking at the north face.

Susan's note: The route is basically east facing, your back would be towards Hillbilly Pillar. Start slightly left of the arete.


6 bolts to Mussy Hooks


susan peplow
Joshua Tree
susan peplow   Joshua Tree
Strangely small bail quick-link at second bolt. Not the crux, but the bailers had more sense than we did. We topped this rascal out without any discernible crux but the top gets lower angle and super grainy. So much so when it was time to lower, I moved the rope to a neighboring anchor to help reduce unnecessary wear on the cord. Dec 2, 2012

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