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Stargazer 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Jun 21, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Stargazer (5.10b), Joshua Tree NP

Description 

This is a classic arete climb on great rock with good protection.

Location 

This route is on a small, isolated formation, about midway between Mary Worth Buttress and The Comic Strip. It is well below and west of BC Buttress.

Protection 

three bolts, bolted anchor/rap (all bolts 5/16")


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By C Miller
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From: CA
Jun 27, 2006
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Decent climbing up a rounded arete, but by no means a classic. Roger nailed the location of this, as the 1992 Vogel guide shows it incorrectly (the Bartlett guide is correct however).

Bolts are 5/16" but seem solid.
By Richard Shore
Nov 5, 2014

Short but fierce! Barndoor-y with lots of body tension. Ancient slings on the anchor bolts were replaced 11/2014 - consider bringing two 12" sections of chain and some quicklinks instead. Best viewed and approached from above at the Mary Worth Buttress.

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