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Location: 34.7075, -98.70646 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: okaybrad on Dec 13, 2009  with updates from Aaron Gibson and 1 more
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BETA PHOTO: This is the view of this area from the road. The c...

  • This area is designated as Charon MORE INFO >>>
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  • Description 

    There are two really nice boulders just left of the stream (if approaching from steak dinner). The boulders can be reached by continuing about 200 yards upstream from Steak Dinner. There are also a few good problems on a bluff near the base of the mountain. These have probably been climbed, but I don't know. If you have any info about names, grades, or FAs, let me know.

    Getting There 

    Park same place as steak dinner. Walk RIGHT up the creek bed from the parking lot. Look for a boulder cluster on the left.

    Climbing Season

    For the Charon's Gardens area.

    Weather station 1.9 miles from here

    6 Total Climbing Routes

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


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    Rock Climbing Photo: Start holds marked in yellow. Red is off.

    Back from the Dead V6 7A  Oklahoma : Wichita Wildlife Refuge : ... : Upstream Boulders
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