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Crystal Pools 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Bury, Parker
New Route: Yes
Season: High water will block the start.
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Submitted By: Alex Bury on Jan 1, 2016

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The first crux, Crystal Pools.

Description 

Starting from boulders in the creek, climb the short, pillar-like feature to a sloping ledge. From there, a few steep moves guard the anchor.

Location 

Directly across the creek from Economique and Goulara. In-between It is It and the abandoned Arvind's Rig.

Protection 

Five bolts. Two bolt anchor up top.


Photos of Crystal Pools Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Chad Parker on the second crux of Crystal Pools.
Chad Parker on the second crux of Crystal Pools.
Rock Climbing Photo: Just after the lieback start, Crystal Pools.
Just after the lieback start, Crystal Pools.
Rock Climbing Photo: Start on the big round rock and try not to get you...
BETA PHOTO: Start on the big round rock and try not to get you...

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By Alex Bury
From: Ojai, CA
Jan 1, 2016

Dev. Notes:
Crystal Pools was completed in December of 2015 by myself and Chad Parker. I initially led up the route to establish the anchor, and we made several trips back after that to finish things off. All bolts are high quality, half-inch stainless
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By michael w. levanduski
From: ventura
Jul 3, 2016

Thank you Alex for all your hard work on putting up the new routes. I know how much time and effort it takes. Thank you to Chad also
By Trevor Cox
From: Ojai, California
Sep 1, 2016

Thanks for bolting this thing! Actually was a load of fun for a quick easy burn. The roof is super cool. Cheers again Alex!

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