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Member Since: Feb 7, 2004
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Location: California : Joshua Tree National Park : Echo Rock Area : Echo Cove : Echo Cove - North Side : R. A. F. (5.9)
By: alan winter When: Feb 7, 2004

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Comments: The real reason it was called RAF, was that there was a rather large Yucca with very pointy branches right at the start of the route. In fact, at the start we had to traverse in from the right to get above it. So Dave and I decided on the pun right when we finished the route. I don't know if the Yucca is still there. But the reason for the route name should now be obvious and an inside joke for years. It has been a long time since I climbed. I miss the old crowd of Mike Waugh, Dave, and th... more >>