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Unnamed ("Puckerfest") 

Moby Dick Rock Climbing 

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Location: 32.85073, -117.02097 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Mar 9, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: Right side of North face, routes?

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The Area 

The biggy of the area, containing one easy lead route to the top with a few pairs of bolts up there for setting up various tough TRs

Getting There 

Approach as per the area, looking for maybe the biggest boulder in the valley

Climbing Season

For the Moby Dick Area area.

Weather station 3.7 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

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Unnamed ("Puckerfest") V3 6A  California : San Diego County : ... : Moby Dick
Super thin crux start leads to easier (but still spicy) edging and thin face climbing....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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By Tradiban
Jul 12, 2012
There's a route or two right of Puckerfest, what are they?
By Adam Kimmerly
Jul 13, 2012
Don't think they have any names...

There are a couple of potential thin face routes (5.12+ range) that I don't know if anyone has done.

Further right, there's a good rail about 5' off the ground with a chunk that's about to break off at the left end. Start there, go up and left past a mono, then back right to an incut with some grass growing out of it. Drop from there for a V5 boulder problem (E. Roed?), or top it out in the 5.12 range (project?).

Right of that, you can start off of the back of the "Bullethole" rock (height advantage) and make a couple of moves before dropping off for a V4 boulder problem (E. Roed?), or continute to the top with a TR (5.11+? D. Shockley?)

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