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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'   
Beer Factor   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Drive-In   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 45'   
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: Doniel Drazin on the FA of Moderator.

Moderator 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  California : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : The Shock Block
From the pillar belay, straight up the arete then step right and follow the the line of bolts over the bulge and up to the pinnacle of the wall! It is possible to top it out and walk off!...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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