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Routes in {10} Backdoor

Another Overhang T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Back Door Man T,TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Basement Corner T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Big Rock Falling S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Coach Demonstrates S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Cowboy Arete S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Dragon Pole T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Dragon with Matches T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Everybody's Welfare S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Flying Teeth T,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Hao Ren Alang S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Harley Davidson S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Hermit Crab S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
High Class Quickdraw S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Into Thin Air TR 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Jeff's RP Crack T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Just Five-Thirteen S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Lava Tube S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Lion Queen S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Motorcycle S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
New Ferrari S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Phantom Fright T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Po V-easy 3
RCC TR 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Redhead S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Rodeo Clown T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Security Blanket T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Sidestep T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Slab Sea T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Three-Legged Dog T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Twisting S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Under the Staircase TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Vita S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Water Heater Route T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Who Fooled Who? S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Trad, 90 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Nate Ball on May 7, 2013
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Bolt Failures - Donations Help Details

Description

In the center/left area of the Basement, locate a dihedral with five roofs that goes all the way to the grassy ledge above. Start up rampy rock and trend left towards the first roof. Here, you can go left (sparse pro, big pull) or right along the bolt line for some fun laybacking and jamming (better pro). If you go right, the rope can get stuck in the crack and cause rope drag. Step left atop this huge flake into the finger crack dihedral. Move up into the biggest roof, long runners on your pro, gently smear right, and turn the corner. Step right around another roof, then establish yourself below the crux. Tiny feet get you a couple of high jugs, but you have to get your feet up above the roof to reach the horizontal. Shimmy into the tight dihedral and up to the top. Rappel from the anchors of HCQ or continue all the way to the top and belay on gear. Walk off left (south) to the Backdoor descent trail.

Stays wet for a few days after a hard rain.

Location

Between High Class Quickdraw and the huge roof right of Everybody's Welfare

Protection

Gear to 4"
316 steel anchors (2007)

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BrianWS
 
BrianWS  
 
Led w/Kaiven when I had no business at all climbing on gear.

The corner eats passive pro and the twin roofs took twos and threes nicely. You can get some funky passive placements in the horizontals trending left. The business was in the initial corner, but the fun was traversing under the roofs on hilariously inept placements. Probably something in the five-singledigit range. Oct 28, 2013