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Sophie's Choice

5.9, Sport, 60 ft,  Avg: 2.6 from 38 votes
FA: Ben Chapman & Pam Neal
California > Los Angeles Basin > Angeles Nationa… > Texas Canyon > The First Corridor

Description

A bouldery start leads up the featured face to amazing small pocket climbing around the right end of the roof, and a right trending series of small pockets. As the pockets end move left and onto the lower angle slab.

Location

Just left of the small tree at the south end of The Canyon. Sophie's Choice begins right of the slab, right of the gap between The Egg and the left wall of the canyon.

Protection

6 bolts & 2-ring Fixe anchor.

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Cruising "Sophie's Choice."
[Hide Photo] Cruising "Sophie's Choice."
A leader working the pockets of "Sophie's Choice."
[Hide Photo] A leader working the pockets of "Sophie's Choice."
Sophie repurposing a Bluewater Rope Caldron.
[Hide Photo] Sophie repurposing a Bluewater Rope Caldron.
"Sophie"
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Pulling the opening moves on "Sophie's Choice."
[Hide Photo] Pulling the opening moves on "Sophie's Choice."
A climber enjoying the stellar pockets on "Sophie's Choice."
[Hide Photo] A climber enjoying the stellar pockets on "Sophie's Choice."
Sophie's Choice.
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Moving on up on "Sophie's Choice."
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A climber working through the crux of "Sophie's Choice."
[Hide Photo] A climber working through the crux of "Sophie's Choice."
Pam sending "Sophie's Choice" in 80's stripes.
[Hide Photo] Pam sending "Sophie's Choice" in 80's stripes.
Bouldering the start of "Sophie's Choice."
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Sophie's choice
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NancyM Mastracchio
Acton, California
 
[Hide Comment] Nice route, Ben and Pam! Jun 22, 2013
[Hide Comment] Nice little route that is fun and well bolted. Aug 24, 2013