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Block/Gully Var. S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Christmas Chronicle S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Cobble me a climb S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Last Dance S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Morpheus S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Not Lichen This T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Outsider, The S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Path of Enlichenment S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Proud Mary S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Richard's Rift T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Route 1 - R.I.P Arete S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
Route 2 - The Roof Route S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Route 3 S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Route 4 S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Route 4 1/2 T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Route 5 S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Route 6 S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Route 7 T,S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Route 7 1/2 T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Route 8 T,S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Route 9 S 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Xeno Dance S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Sport, 45 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Benjamin Chapman on Apr 22, 2017
Admins: jt512, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

From a small boulder at the base of the wall pull cobbles to a deep pocket. Mantle and side pull to surmount a shelf under the bulge. Pull the bulge on a shallow scoop and an array of pebbles of questionable integrity. Once established above the bulge continue pulling cobbles and features up a shallow corner to the anchors.

Location

Ten feet right of "Cobble Me a Climb."

Protection

5 bolts & steel carabiner style anchor.

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MisterE Wolfe
Bishop, CA
MisterE Wolfe   Bishop, CA
What Maidy & Mike said.

We passed on this one because of quality issues, concern about hikers, etc.

Glad you enjoy it, but no mention of existing anchors?

LOL... Oct 17, 2017
Maidy  
Yes- Erik and I placed the original anchors at the top of this climb, spent an eternity cleaning it and named it "Monkey Flower". It was a little difficult to access the top and the route was mediocre quality. Key holds kept shedding off (one at the top is glued if anyone notices) , so we never bolted it and left it as a TR. We explored bolting "Cobble Me" as well and passed.

The point Ally ... is simply accuracy of information.

If you guys enjoy it .. GREAT!!! Have at it I'm happy. Oct 14, 2017
Mike Womack
Los Angeles, CA
Mike Womack   Los Angeles, CA
Ally, I don't have much of a point or even an opinion - just a FYI from info I've noticed. May 1, 2017
^^^^^What's your point, Mike?^^^^^

Looks like a repost of comments for Cobble me a climb. If you have an original thought or comment post it, otherwise why repost negativity.

JTLA Tolins addressed the issue in his response to Maidy's post.
They didn't care for the stone, but JTLA Tolins did and put up a nice challenging route. As he indicated there's ample space for hikers and through traffic to pass and not be bothered by packs, ropes, etc. Apr 29, 2017
Mike Womack
Los Angeles, CA
Mike Womack   Los Angeles, CA
Maidy bolted TR anchors and named this climb "Monkey Flower" according to her comment on the adjacent climb. See below comment
"By Maidy
Mar 14, 2017

Erik and I actually placed the original anchor up top and started cleaning both the cobble face and the cleaner face to the right a few years back.
The right side ("Monkey Flower") has an 10d/11a move at the top after moderate climbing.

The climbs are really short and rock quality is extremely poor (particularly on the cobble section) - so we left them as TR's and passed on bolting.

There is an additional issue with this rock being directly on top of the hiking trail. It is difficult to keep packs and people out of the way of the through traffic and you hazard knocking rocks off on hikers so be courteous and take care." Apr 28, 2017