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Location: California > Joshua Tree National Park > Queen Mountain > Olympic Dome > The Bloodline (5.12a)
By: Battman When: Aug 26, 2012

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Comments: Here's what I remember. The Bloodline is one of the cleanest cracks at JT with some tricky thin face moves to get to the start of the splitter. I remember trading leads, yo-yo style, to get to the crack. Gordo and others had their moments of glory pushing the high point. We pushed it from the gound up. My best ground-up effort involved a couple hangs, and by the time I had done that A1 ascent I think some of us had top-roped this beautiful line. I remember Craig took another strong climber... more >>

Location: California > Los Angeles Basin > Angeles National Forest > Horse Flats > Photo
By: Battman When: Aug 26, 2012

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Comments: Yeah, that's me pressing out that scary mantle, trying not to think about the dog in the crash zone. Chris snapped several great shots of this ascent with my compact camera, and Jim's chocolate Lab was directly below me in every shot. Good thing I had this problem wired back then.

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Icon 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

California > Joshua Tree National Park > ... > Olympic Dome

The Bloodline 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

California > Joshua Tree National Park > ... > Olympic Dome

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