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.
Climbing Season For the Blob Rock area.
Weather station 4.2 miles from here
22 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]
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: ... : Main Wall
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