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Routes in Negativity Slabs

Cast Off S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Cast in Stone S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Cast of Characters S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Little Buddy S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Moon, The S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b X
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Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Brad Johnson / Mike Carville / John Robinson
Page Views: 1,556 total · 28/month
Shared By: mike carville on Mar 16, 2014
Admins: Aron Quiter, Kyle Bishop, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: No overnight camping on PG&E property Details


fun slab climbing, 2 cruxes come on lower third of route


right side of slab




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John Robinson says this is the best route in California, maybe the United States, no the world. May 13, 2014
Taylor Currier 1
South Lake Tahoe, California
Taylor Currier 1   South Lake Tahoe, California
I say this route is harder than 5.10a. Maybe 10c. But still the best in the world... Sep 25, 2014
Bill Price
Bill Price  
Great route but upper half not so good. 10a max but tricky. Feb 1, 2015
Beau Fabry
Beau Fabry  
Bit confused by this guy, is this route 4 on this photo… listed as a 5.11a? Whatever it was I climbed felt a lot harder than 5.10a Jul 20, 2015
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grabski   N California
An updated version of the hand-written photo has this route listed correctly here . The old version linked previously (and now removed) did have this listed as 11a unnamed. I vote 10b, though I could see one saying 10c. Either way good stuff. May 23, 2016
Brad J
Brad J  
When the route was new and dirty I thought it was harder. Now that it's cleaned up from use the grade is probably 10b/c. Depends on how tall you are. Isn't that frequently the case....:-) Dec 5, 2016
Keep in mind that Brad red points all of his new routes after brushing/cleaning, bolting all day in the sun, without eating or drinking, and then puts on his worst shoes to send/rate the climb. I was there on this route and that's exactly what happened with the grade:)!!! Dec 16, 2016
Brad J
Brad J  
If I didn't do it that way I wouldn't have an excuse for when I flail miserably on those new climbs. Mike, we need to finish up the new climb on the Fortress. I figure it might go at 5.17a but consensus will probably be somewhere in the 11d/12a range.:)))

I just go with what JR says, cuz he's the only guy I know older than me. If he says this is the best climb on the planet I'm all in. Dec 17, 2016
:) Dec 26, 2016

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