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Rumble in the Rubble 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 30, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Rumble in the Rubble (5.7), Frustration Creek


Climb well-featured pink and grey granite into a flared corner system at the second bolt, transition past a dark band of rock at the third bolt and finish up past nice holds on more pink/grey rock. Short but entertaining, and a good warm-up for the lower area.


Located on a small face between Three Kings on the left and Unnatural Act on the right.


4 bolts, shuts

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By MattMyers
Nov 17, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

This thing is a lot harder now that the jugs have broken off. probably solid 5.8 now
By Alex Fletcher
From: San Clemente, CA
May 6, 2016
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Interesting moves. Stay to the right of bolts. The tree/bush at the anchor is kind of annoying, but you're welcome to do another 15-20 feet of less than vertical climbing up and to the right to the next anchor. Getting to the second bolt over the bulge is the crux.
By Bob Klaas
From: Long Beach, CA
Dec 12, 2016
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Good layback features, mantles, and kneebar potential. I only counted 3 BOLTS. However, 3 bolts was ample enough to feel safe. The shuts at the top are rusting. However, they still feel pretty solid.
By C Miller
From: CA
Dec 12, 2016

The 4th bolt, actually the original first bolt, is at ground level or just below due to the landslides in the not-so-distant past; unfortunately this already short route is now that much shorter.

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