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Routes in Mars Block

Almond Joy T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Cream Puff S,TR 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Mounds T 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Plain or Peanut S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
School, The S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Snickers Dihedral T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13
Three Musketeers T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
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Type: Sport, TR, 60 ft
FA: Lantz, Pemeroy, and Robinson (1989)
Page Views: 141 total, 6/month
Shared By: Glen Charnoski on Dec 11, 2015
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Temporary Trail and Raptor Closures Details


I haven't climbed this route, but having looked at it, from top to bottom, it looks thin and sustained. The obvious line is to follow the bolts along the vertical north-facing wall, near the arĂȘte at the west end of the wall. I saw an old "bail biner" at the 4th or 5th bolt, perhaps where the crux lies. The wall is rather exposed to wind from the west and north.


Walk north 100 yards from the saddle at the top of Fern Canyon on a trail and down a bit under the west-facing wall of the Mars Block, around the corner to the north face. The route is apparent.


This is a bolted route with 6 bolts. There is a chain hanging from the anchor, I am not sure what condition it is in.


This route was rebolted on October 18th, 2017. Oct 18, 2017