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Arete (aka 3-Star Arete) S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Bear Arete S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Bear Crack, The T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Bear Cub Crack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Bear Fingers T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Bear's Choice S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Beast of Burden S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Beast, The T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Black Hole Sun S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Body Snatcher S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Brazin S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Grigio S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Jason and the Argonauts S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Jekyll and Hyde S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Just Bearly T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Kidnapped S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Kill Uncle S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Kodiak S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Mark's Moderate T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Moonshine S 5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c
Napa Valley Party Service S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Old And In The Way S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Old Ghost S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Polar Bear Spire S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Rampage S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Silverado Squatters S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Smash n Grab S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Stone Free S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Swallow My Pride S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Theodore Roosevelt (aka Teddy Bear) S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Treasure Island S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Uncle Tom S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Ursa Major T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Ursa Minor, aka: Guillotine Crack T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Wayne's World S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Type: Sport, 35 ft
FA: Rances Rodriguez
Page Views: 360 total, 13/month
Shared By: Caliza on Jul 13, 2015
Admins: Aron Quiter, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Brazin as in zinfandel. The tallest route in the Vineyard, a bit of a power endurance line. Off the bat, bouldery moves, V3/4 in difficulty. From there it eases up until reaching the 3rd bolt where you will encounter the second crux. Then climb the the faint arete to the right to the anchors. From the ground the line goes up diagonally left to right.

Location

The right most route in the Vineyard on the right overhanging wall. From the Bear walk 15 to 20 feet left of the 5.10 warm ups. Before the knoll, go up the 3rd class scramble opposite the downhill trail. The anchors to Brazin can be seen shining from the bottom of the scramble between the trees up above.

Protection

5 glue in to 2 mussy hook anchors (right anchors on steep wall).

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Caliza
 
Caliza  
 
Once you do that last lateral move at the 3rd bolt to the arĂȘte at the right, it's over. I did the end to the anchors by trying to stay off the scramble to the right by staying slightly on/left of the arĂȘte. Feels less Chossy that way. Sep 8, 2015
Vlad S
  5.12a
Vlad S  
  5.12a
I thought that it kind of ends at the 3rd bolt after 10 feet of bouldering. The rest is just easy scramble to the anchor on the chossy arete. Some really tiny holds past the first and second bolt, though. Aug 30, 2015