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Bar Fight S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Bar Fly S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Bar Traverse, The V3 6A
Crawl, The V4 6B
Factotum S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Snake Pit V4 6B
Unnamed V7 V7 7A+ PG13
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: FFA: Chris Summit, ca. 2006? (toprope) FA: Brian S and John (sport lead)
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Shared By: Brian S on Dec 18, 2013
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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The State Rec Area closes at dusk - most parking areas are self-paid Details


Start on a large rock. Make a committing move across a chasm onto the slick slab start. Clip a couple of bolts before reaching a large triangle hold. Then embark on short but intense crux section. An easy (but dirty) section will bring you to the anchors.


20ft left of Bar Fly and just left of a dihedral.


5 bolts to anchor.


Chasing Choss
Chasing Choss   California
Wow great job brian!!

ive climbed the right 2 lines for a few years and looked at those anchors and thought no-way!!!

happy to see it bolted now!! Aug 1, 2016
Brian S
Brian S  
Thanks for info, cleaning, and anchor bolts. Feb 27, 2014
santa rosa, cali
drunkenmaster   santa rosa, cali
i did the left route that is now the lead climb "factotum". i did fa on tr but i never went back to finish it since at that time they were dealing with the access issues that arose at the quarry. good job to the guys that did it - factotum it is!

the other routes i did have the names wrong or incomplete and they are;

"bar fight" is the route on the right with the short boulder crux at the start and then the 5.5 ending. the route to its left up the corner is "bar fly" and then factotum would be to its left.

i also thought there could be at least another new route or two further to the left!?

and i also wanted to do "wolf ridge" but never got around to it but it sounds like someone did - thats so cool i cant wait to do it! theres potential for probably a few more new ones too. its not really a local area for me being about a 2hr drive so im glad that the actual locals are starting to enjoy it finally :) Dec 26, 2013
Brian S
Brian S  
The name is a reference to Charles Bukowski and my desire to serve the climbing community. Dec 18, 2013