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Member Since: Mar 6, 2004
Last Visit: Aug 26, 2006
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
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Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Hidden Valley Campground : The Blob : The Blob - West Face : Hobbit Roof (5.10d)
By: E. Ramos When: Mar 28, 2004

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Comments: My hands sweat just thinking about it'! :) NOT RECOMMENDED (from a beginners standpoint) after climbing ALL day!!! Set up a 'Top Rope', do your best to stay toward the right (beneath the roof), don't extend your leg too far from the crack, JAM, LOCK, and PULL!!! Hats off to anyone that has bouldered this 'problem'


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Quail Springs Area : AFPA Rock : Which Witch (5.8)
By: E. Ramos When: Mar 28, 2004

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Comments: My first 'roped' climb in Joshua Tree! Many (many) thanks to Locker and his son (Doug) ;) Fun climb... it begins on the 'crux' with a bouldering move that leads up onto a massive shelf (good spot to rest when your in the desert heat!). From the shelf up, it's pretty straight forward, but I ended up smearing on the left side of the crack making it a variation, and a bit more difficult then the original graded route. Beginners Tip: Stay toward the right when beginning the 'crux'. You wil... more >>


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Quail Springs Area : Trashcan Rock : Trashcan Rock - East Face : Gripper Traverse (V0)
By: E. Ramos When: Mar 28, 2004

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Comments: Nice workout! I 'pumped up' earlier, so it was difficult to hold onto while attempting to traverse. Good fun and extremely convenient to access (it's nearly in the parking lot!). Also a tourist hangout, so don't be shy ;)