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Olmsted High-Ball Cracks Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 8,321'
Location: 37.81009, -119.48601 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Bruce Morris on Jul 21, 2016
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Description 

These five 25-foot high-ball crack boulder problems are all on the same short section of cliff band downhill and to the right of "Lord of the Apes" (5.12a).

Getting There 

Walk about 100 ft further along the trail from Olmsted Crack until you are confronted with 5 or so 25 ft cracks and aretes all concentrated on one small cliff face.

N 37*48.609'
W119*29.160'
El 8,321ft

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.0 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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By V0Hero
From: 509
Sep 30, 2015
what is a short highball
By Bruce Morris
From: Belmont, CA
Oct 4, 2015
30 ft with a lousy landing. Ankle/heel breakers.
By V0Hero
From: 509
Dec 2, 2015
what is a normal highball?
By Bruce Morris
From: Belmont, CA
Dec 2, 2015
15-20 feet? Without too much possibility of injury . . .
By V0Hero
From: 509
Dec 6, 2015
I am so confused!

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