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Brown Smoothies 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Tim Medina, 1990
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Submitted By: J Rees on Aug 26, 2010

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Olas Negras anchors are separate and right of the ...

Description 

On south side of formation, right under the anchors. This route would have rated higher if it wasn't for the poison oak all over my face afterward. Watch your rope!

Protection 

Top rope off of anchors used for bolted uphill traverse.


Photos of Brown Smoothies Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The Brown Smoothies Anchor bolts are suspect and s...
BETA PHOTO: The Brown Smoothies Anchor bolts are suspect and s...
Rock Climbing Photo: Typical lead bolt on the Olas Negras traverse. Ser...
BETA PHOTO: Typical lead bolt on the Olas Negras traverse. Ser...
Rock Climbing Photo: Olas Negras (5.12a) traverses right on 7 bolts. Br...
BETA PHOTO: Olas Negras (5.12a) traverses right on 7 bolts. Br...

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By John Knight
Sep 14, 2010

Let me know if you're interested in helping replace these bolts.

John
By ryan bello
Sep 22, 2015

Brown Smoothies is a well bolted and anchored lead climb now. Aaron Formella , John Knight , Ryan Bello summer 2015. Next to the now well bolted and well anchored OLAS NEGRAS.......CLIMB ON
By Aaron Formella
From: Atascadero, CA
Dec 22, 2015
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

This climb used to be a toprope only. 3 bolts were added to make it a lead climb. Bolts 3 & 4 are shared with Olas Negras' bolts 5 & 6. It's one of the best routes at Cabrillo. Here's a video of the climb with the new lead bolts: