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Gritty but True T 
Positraction S 
True Grit T 

Positive Rock Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 7,100'
Location: 34.2054, -117.0482 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Oct 25, 2006
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BETA PHOTO: Positive Rock from the road, Keller Peak.

Description 

This is a small, easily missed formation just up the road from the Hungover Wall that has a handful of quality crack and face routes.

The crag sits on a slope above the road and is partially obscured by a huge pine tree which makes this easy to drive past if not paying attention.

Routes to do here include True Grit (5.9+) a hand crack that climbs better than it sounds, Anything but Positive (5.12a) a tricky and technical face and Grinstretcher (5.12b) a vertical face to exciting moves over a roof.

Routes listed from left to right -

Gritty but True (5.8)
True Grit (5.9+)
Anything but Positive (5.12a)
Positraction (5.11b)
Grinstretcher (5.12b)

Getting There 

Continue up the paved road for another 0.2 miles past the Hungover Wall and park on the left at a somewaht wider portion of the road. Hike up a faint trail heading up the slope near the right side of the formation; the trail soon improves and then cuts left to deposit you at the base of the crag near the route Positraction. The "approach" takes all of a minute and is easily navigated in flip-flops.

Climbing Season

For the Keller Peak area.

Weather station 5.1 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',2],['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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