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Location: California > Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks > Tahquitz Rock > (g) West Face > West Face - Left Side > Jonah (5.10+)
By: tom higgins When: Sep 27, 2013

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Comments: Just for the record on bolts for P6, when I led the FA of that pitch (’64), I believe I got a thin horizontal pin into a horizontal crack near the belay ledge, and one bolt a bit higher before going on. Then, believing another bolt was justified after perhaps 20 or so feet, I tried to drill it but broke the drill bit and finished the pitch only with the one bolt. I learned later one could drill with a broken drill (and of course should carry a spare drill and holder set to go). Realizing the pi... more >>

Location: California > Yosemite National Park > Yosemite Valley > Royal Arches > Serenity Crack (5.10d PG13)
By: tom higgins When: Sep 27, 2013

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Comments: Just for the record, Chris Jones did not lead the crux pitch on the FFA. Tom Higgins did.

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