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The Shock Block

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The Shock Block Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.64264, -122.58259 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Rough on Oct 6, 2012
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Idle Hands on the Shock Block at Table Rock, MSH.

Description 

The square block at the base of the large scooped out headwall. Named for the surprising quality of the routes on it. I was encouraged to "not waste my time" on this section of the cliff. Glad I did!

Getting There 

Makes up the right border of the Iron Curtain and goes down hill from there (pun intended!)

Climbing Season

For the Table Rock area.

Weather station 4.1 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',7],['5.11',2],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Shock Block

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Shock Block:
Decorator Crab   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Warcraft   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Drive-In   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 45'   
Beer Factor   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Lost Cause   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Moderator   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 3 pitches, 270'   
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Featured Route For The Shock Block
Rock Climbing Photo: Aaron Rough on Svetlana, Table Rock, MSH.

Svetlana 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  California : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : The Shock Block
Up a vertical section to a small dihedral and then a few steep moves before reaching the rounded arete. Great for hot days since it stays in the shade most of the day!Can be used for the 1st pitch of Moderator....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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