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64th Birthday Area on SE face of Punk Rock

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64th Birthday Area on SE face of Punk Rock Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.08117, -118.95725 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Thomas Beck on Sep 7, 2013
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BETA PHOTO: Close up of all three climbs with JB on Mama Bear.

Description 

On far left side of the East Face of Punk Rock look for bolts

Getting There 

From Wilderness trail head sign take the climber's trail going slightly up and right. Take first branch trail going right and cross the talus where a tree's crumbled remains are laid out over the talus. Traversing almost horizontally across the talus will lead to the start of the trail at the base of Punk Rock

Climbing Season

For the Courtright Reservoir area.

Weather station 14.6 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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By Thomas Beck
From: Las Vegas, Nevada
Sep 7, 2013
The 64th Birthday area was named to commemorate Julie Brenner's 64th birthday; Aug 15th. The climbs were done over a 4 day period starting Aug 13th, 2013
By Marty Brenner
From: Durango, CO
Oct 11, 2016
Not to complain or brag, but I think the ratings for all the Bear routes are too high. Maybe they have gotten easier with lots of use over the last few years, but my 67 year old partner and I both thought they were all 5.6 to 5.7. So just don't think that because you did well on these, that you will cruise a 5.9 on Power Dome.

I did, however, really enjoy all three. They were quality rock, fun movement and well protected.

And I really like the birthday girl's name. Happy late birthday Julie!

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