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Routes in Supreme Wizard Formation

Corporal Clinger S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Drill Sargeant S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gravitron S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Hacking & Spitting S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
His Spirit S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Lat Machine S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Love of Jesus T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Men in Tights S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Pretty in Pink S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Scott Cole, Dave Caunt, Steve Schnieder
Page Views: 379 total · 9/month
Shared By: Wes Davis on Feb 19, 2015
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Protect Access in Owens River Gorge! Details

Description [Suggest Change]

Technical, thin, off-vertical face climbing on good quality rock.

Location [Suggest Change]

Located to the right (downstream) of Drill Sergeant (5.8 crack/dihedral) and Corporal Clinger in the center of a sweet varnished face. Continue to the anchors at the top of the formation. Rap on shuts.

Protection [Suggest Change]

8 Bolts and shuts.

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T.J. Esposito
San Diego, CA
 
T.J. Esposito   San Diego, CA
 
Fun climb. Thin techy climbing on credit cards. Feb 19, 2015
dcaunt
 
dcaunt  
 
Not one of my best route names. Called it this because I came down with bronchitis during a winter trip to Mammoth and felt like crap the entire time. But managed to do some climbing as well as skiing. Hacked and spit the whole time. Jul 12, 2017
Was just on this yesterday with Darrell and Marty. Was just thinking about the route name? Great to get the history Dave. Great route!

Any more pics Dave? Would love to hear more about the route being put up. Mar 16, 2018
Darrell Hensel
  5.12a
Darrell Hensel  
  5.12a
This seems like a "forgotten" classic. I really like this route, used to do it routinely BITD. After a long stretch of not climbing in the Gorge finally got back around to it again. Still just as good as it ever was. Good techy, fun movement, and the rock is very good. What's not to like?

The shuts have been replaced with mussies. Better not needing to hang there and thread, or using the rat's nest of fixed biners that were on the closed shut. Much nicer now. Mar 16, 2018

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