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Waterfall Alcove

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Waterfall Alcove Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.9078, -118.81548 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Nov 4, 2006  with updates from Marek Hajek
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Description 

This is a separate formation 300' south of the main area. It is located on the right side of P-Funkamerika Dome inside an alcove that is only about 80' deep. There are two routes here.

Getting There 

From parking head southwest.

Climbing Season

For the Eastern Hills area.

Weather station 16.2 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['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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Hoedown 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Waterfall Alcove
The climbing is difficult right off the ground and although it eases off a grade past the first bolt, it remains relatively difficult to just above the second bolt. Getting to the third bolt is 5.7 but scary as hell. If something breaks off just before clipping the third bolt, you will definitely deck from 35' up. Getting to the 3rd bolt requires trusting long, thin fins of rock that point straight down and could break. Horrible bolting job! Once you clip the third bolt, the climbing is only...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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