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Routes in The Goblet Wall

Pillar of Pucker T,S,TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Snap Happy S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Wasp's Up, Doc? T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Trad, TR, 40 ft
FA: (probably Jerry and Duane? will check it)
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Shared By: Justin Johnsen on Mar 18, 2013
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Named for the wasp nest found on the first ascent, luckily the namesake work of insect architecture was gong when we visited.

A 5.7 or so move off the ground, then follow slightly easier moves up a cracks - really several natural lines will all take you to the anchors on top.

If you follow the first ascenders' line straight up from the final ledge to the anchor, you may make a 5.8ish move after clipping a bolt before the crux. This seemed a bit blocked by manzanita when we were there. I preferred either following the left-hand crack with trad pro, or following the right until blocked by the red bush, and traversing back left on naturals; both of these options were easier than 5.8 in my opinion.

Location

Inviting looking crack on the left side of the southeast face of the Goblet Wall.

Protection

Standard rack, you'll use a handful of trad placements on this well-protected short route. One bolt is a couple of feet below the bolted rap anchor.

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