BETA PHOTO: Blob Rock Area. Original photo by Jack Wyatt.
This is the main face of Blob Rock; the area right of the Central Chimney and left of the Right Gully. It holds the greatest number of climbs on Blob, both multi-pitch trad and one-pitch sport.
Routes from left to right:
A. Cold Fusion
, 10, 1p, 40', 2 bolts & gear.
B. Offwidth to face, 9, 1p, 90', gear & bolts.
C. Under The Eagle's Wing, 12, 3p, gear & bolts.
, 9, 2p, 170', gear.
E1. October Surprise
, 10, 2p, 170', gear & 3 bolts.
, 11-, 1p, 70', 11 bolts. Starts atop C.
F. On Ballet
9-, 3p, 250', gear.
G. The Reamer
, 11+ R, 1p, 100', gear.
H. Pool Skimmer
, 9, 1p, 90', bolts & gear.)
I. Lichen To Like
, 10d R, 2p, gear.
J. Olympic Swimmer
, 7, 1p, 90', bolts & gear.)
K. David Schwimmer
, 9, 1p, 90', bolts & gear.
, 9, 1p, 80', bolts & gear.
, 10 R, 1p, 80', gear.
, 9-, 1p, 80', bolts & gear.
, 3p, gear.
(O. P1 of Astrophysics (aka Bolt Cola)
, 10-, 1p, 80', bolts. Start atop rock spike.)
P. Get Shorty
, 10-, 1p, 80', bolts & gear.
Q. Center Direct
, 9+ R, 3p, 250', gear.
R. Where Eagles Dare
, 10, 3p, 250', gear. 50' R of J.
S. Orange Corner
, 8 R, 1p, 100', gear.
T. Eagles Are People Too
, 10+ R, 1p, 80', gear.
U. Talon Contest
, 10+, 1p, 80', gear.
Take the trail to Blob Rock. It meets the rock at the Main Wall, near the route Lichen To Like.
Weather station 4.2 miles from here
22 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]
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