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Snowball 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Oneal Smith, Ralph Soule' 2002
Season: South-facing. This route gets lots of sun.
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Submitted By: Bruce Bindner on Dec 18, 2008

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Susan on Snowball

Description 

On the south side of the West Hideout rocks, start up a slabby boulder leading to a roof. This route surmounts the roof on the right side, and continues up the face above to the anchors (Shuts in December 2008.) turning the roof is the crux.

Protection 

4 bolts to shuts


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By Josh Cameron
From: California in my Mind
Aug 29, 2011
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Very fun. Always reminds me of J-tree.
By Matt N
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Jan 7, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Left of the two bolt lines. Right one goes at 5.9
By munge
Feb 19, 2013

There is a short buttress just left of Snowball. The plates look decent. Anyone already done this one? I didn't see any bolts. It abuts Snowball.

I don't think it is this one... is it?
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By old5ten
From: Berkeley + Sunny Slopes, CA
Dec 21, 2013
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

fun plates, easy. huge jugs going over the lip. south facing, good sun exposure in winter.
By Mtnfly
From: El Segundo, Ca
Oct 18, 2014
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

One of the opening jugs on this route has broken. :(
By Russ Walling
From: www.FishProducts.com
Feb 12, 2016
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

As stated above, this is the LEFT route on the slab.
An actual pull to start the route gives it the grade. Nice plates and easy moves up high.

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