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Hot Tuna

V5, Boulder, 35 ft (11 m),  Avg: 3.8 from 13 votes
FA: Paul Neal, Ed Ehrenfeldt, Dick Shockley
California > Los Angeles Basin > Stoney Point > Hot Tuna Buttress
Access Issue: RAIN & WET ROCK Details

Description

A LONG traverse under a roof on slopey sandstone. Start is easy-ish moves that get you pumped before some hard slopers, then some power moves around a corner, then some LONG stretches or small crimps to a crux final move after 35ft of "roof" traverse - Good times.

Location

In the cave at the base of Hot Tuna buttress. Goes from obvious break at left end of wall to face on right where it goes vertical and up into a corner.

Protection

Pads and spotters to move them, but you can step off any time.

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The most desperate rest I've ever taken hahahaha
[Hide Photo] The most desperate rest I've ever taken hahahaha
I'll admit my entire left leg was sore for 3 days afterward
[Hide Photo] I'll admit my entire left leg was sore for 3 days afterward
Impact!
[Hide Photo] Impact!
Stephen works Hot Tuna.
[Hide Photo] Stephen works Hot Tuna.
near the start - no pads needed
[Hide Photo] near the start - no pads needed