REI Community
(f) Torture Machine Area
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Adrenaline S 
Conundrum S 
Double Whammy S 
Full Conundrum S 
House of Pain S 
Maximizer S 
Minimizer S 
Power Play S 
Power Whammy S 
Tangerine Dream S 
Technicolor Tango S 
Torture Machine S 
Vertigo S 
Whammy S 
Whammy Play S 
Wonderstuff S 


YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Louie Anderson, 2006
Page Views: 3,463
Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 8, 2007

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (88)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Chris climbing Wonderstuff and contemplating tacos...

Open, with restrictions: Park on the street MORE INFO >>>


Climb a vertical to bulging face just left of the drill marks and then up into a clean, right-facing corner. Deft footwork and a bit of liebacking will see you through to the exit moves which lead to anchors on a sloping ledge.

A decent route that's yet another good warm-up for this area packed with quality routes.


Located about 50' left of Tangerine Dream, a prominent orange streak of rock in the area, 35' right of Whammy and just left of an obvious section of drilled rock.


7 bolts, chain anchors

Photos of Wonderstuff Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown climber 11-3-12
Unknown climber 11-3-12
Rock Climbing Photo: Negotiating the crux on Wonderstuff.
Negotiating the crux on Wonderstuff.

Comments on Wonderstuff Add Comment
Show which comments
By Euan Cameron
From: Mammoth Lakes
Sep 21, 2007
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Watch out for the loose undercling at about 1/3 height. It is possible to pass the hold with no increase in difficulty.

A nice sustained route for the grade.
By Pat C
From: Honolulu
Jun 6, 2009
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

A guy told me this was 5.9... He must have been thinking of a different route. I donno, I think this one is 10a/b maybe. It's definitely not 10c.
By Colin Parker
From: Idyllwild, CA
Jun 8, 2009
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

If I'm not mistaken, that undercling is now gone. There's a mark in chalk that reads 'Bad X' and underneath that, the word 'Fine' is written, perhaps where the flake used to be. Anyway, this climb was a gem. The layback about halfway up is totally pure and great fun. It's a pity it's not longer, but I definitely recommend it as a warmup!
By Nathan Scherneck
From: Portland, OR
Nov 10, 2010

This is one of my favorite routes at the Quarry. Too bad it's not as long as Trundle Trophy or Tangerine Dream, but it's still a good warm-up route.
By johnnydanger
From: California
Oct 18, 2011
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

If you go right and up the jugs of the arete it makes the climb a bit softer. If you go straight up and into the book its going to be a solid climb at the grade. Negotiating the crack/dihedral is for sure a battle of the pump. I got a lucky onsight, but can for sure see where others will get stuck. Have fun.
By Rob M
From: Shangri-LA
Feb 25, 2012

Pretty fun route... I'd give it a low 10c... don't get suckered to the right when you get the the short dihedral near the top...
By Benjamin Quinones
Jan 7, 2013
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Does anybody know what the 2nd pitch that goes left of the anchors is rated/named? is it Maximizer?
By Clif Clap
Aug 20, 2014

Fun route with good moves. Sustained for the grade. Careful about some loose rock in the crack when you get to the dihedral.
By Alex Shainman
Dec 22, 2016

Upper corner is good if not dirty. The first half has a lot of chossy hollow junk and a couple bolts are in hollow rock. Yikes!

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About