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Children of the Mojave 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Sport, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Anchors installed in mid-2000s by Rob Edwards. Lead-protection bolts installed by Jason Halladay in 2014.
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Submitted By: Jason Halladay on Jul 6, 2014

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Great holds through the middle section of the blac...

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Driving through the [now-defunct] Scientology Mojave Academy at night, en route to the Tower via the long route, always had us expecting to see children creepin' around the road a la Stephen King's Children of the Corn.

Start up just left of the obvious black streak to the first bolt on top of the small bulge. Cruise of great pockets to the roof above. Crank crux moves up and right over the bulge to the anchors.

Rob Edwards had installed the anchors for TRing in the mid-2000s. He gave me the go-ahead to install lead protection bolts to make for a good morning shade 5.9 warm-up route.


Left (north) side of Frog Prince, 15 feet up the gully from Blind Man's Bluff in the obvious black streak. Bolts are painted brown and well-camouflaged.


5 bolts to chains with lowering biners. It would be cool if folks do not remove the biners.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Gabriela pulling through the crux bulge. July 2014...
Gabriela pulling through the crux bulge. July 2014...
Rock Climbing Photo: Rachael on toprope on unknown 5.9(?) along left (w...
Rachael on toprope on unknown 5.9(?) along left (w...

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By 1Eric Rhicard
Aug 12, 2007

These anchors were put in by Rob Edwards I think, from Arizona, so his kids would have something to climb.
By Jason Hundhausen
From: Bozeman, MT
Aug 12, 2007

Thanks. Anybody know if there are plans to finish this route? Name?

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