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Safety Pin T 

Safety First Rock Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.0116, -116.0539 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 Aug 1, 2009
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Sizing up the final bulge. The route "Casual ...

Description 

Right of Future Games Rock and separated from it by a broken section of rock is this smaller formation comprised of two large blocks with a distinctive roof cutting across it near the bottom.

Routes listed from left to right:

Casual Affair (5.10d R)
Safety Pin (5.11c)
Potatoe Punk (5.11b TR)


Getting There 

Approach as for Future Games Rock but head right through boulders to the base of the formation.

Climbing Season

For the Split Rocks area.

Weather station 8.4 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['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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Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up Casual Affair, crazy lead Dave!

Casual Affair 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Safety First Rock
Initially, make tenuous moves straight up to the end of a thin seam (difficult to protect) before stepping left and up to a bolt. Face climbing above the bolt leads to discontinuous right-slanting finger cracks. A flared hand crack exists for the final 10' to the top. Rappel from the two bolt anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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