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Areas = 15
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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Did it without rope drag at all. Back clean 1st an...

Did it without rope drag at all. Back clean 1st and 2nd bolt on P1, use shoulder length on 3rd and 4th. Skip the anchor and back clean the 1st bolt on P2 and 5th (one under the roof). Maybe good idea

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Physical Graffiti (5.11a)

Feb 2, 2015

Top crux on p2

Top crux on p2

CA : San Diego County : ... : Up Stream (5.10c)

Dec 17, 2014

The last pitch. Awesome exposure!

The last pitch. Awesome exposure!

CA : San Diego County : ... : Crazy Horse (5.12a)

Dec 17, 2014

Near the top of p3

Near the top of p3

CA : San Diego County : ... : Baby Face (5.11a)

Dec 17, 2014

Looking down the crimpfest (p2)

Looking down the crimpfest (p2)

CA : San Diego County : ... : Baby Face (5.11a)

Dec 17, 2014

The Main Vein

The Main Vein

CA : High Desert : ... : The Main Vein (5.11c)

Dec 31, 2013

Ryan getting into the traverse

Ryan getting into the traverse

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Figures on a Landscape (aka... (5.10b R)

Apr 4, 2013

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Suicide Rock
By: Kazu Watanabe When: Oct 20, 2014

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Comments: There are a couple of bee nests at the base of Sunshine face. I have been attacked twice this year. Watch out.


Location: CA : Inland Empire : Riverside Quarry : Roof Area : Swank Nostalgia (5.12a)
By: Kazu Watanabe When: Feb 10, 2014

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Comments: A very good route. I thought there is a distinctive crux in the extension. Can be TRed with an 80-m rope with some stretch.


Location: CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Big Bear Lake Area : Big Bear South : Black Bluff : ... : Social D (5.10b)
By: Kazu Watanabe When: Apr 21, 2013

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Comments: It has 2 bolts as of 4/20/2013.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Wonderland of Rocks : The Astro Domes : South Astro Dome : ... : Solid Gold (5.10a)
By: Kazu Watanabe When: Mar 30, 2013

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Comments: Did Figures and Solid Gold today. I felt both pitches of Solid Gold were harder or as hard as the first pitch of Figures (all on lead).

After climbing this route we walked down the backside and climbed up on a sport route on SW face of N. Astrodome, then rappelled from the top. It was a fun little trip. A single 80m rope was just enough to rap down from N. and S. Astrodomes.


Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

White Rain 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Upper Walt's Rocks

Figures on a Landscape (aka Monkey on My Back) 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : North Astro Dome - Northeas...

Such a Savage 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : South Astro Dome - Northeas...

Solid Gold 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : South Astro Dome - Northeas...

Breakfast of Champions 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : South Astro Dome - Northeas...

Diamond In The Rough 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Treasure Towers

Valhalla 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : Sunshine Face - Right Side

Windfall 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Treasure Towers

Sundance 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : Sunshine Face - Right Side

Delicious 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Mt. Gorgeous

Immaculate 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Dream Street

Slap and Tickle 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Black Bluff - West Face

Soy Chango 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

CA : San Diego County : ... : Right Wall

Aurora Borealis 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Black Bluff - N. Face (Righ...

Powder Finger 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Black Bluff - N. Face (Righ...

Baby Face 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

CA : San Diego County : ... : Left Wall

Circus 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

CA : High Desert : ... : Carousel Rock

Necessary Evil 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

CA : High Desert : ... : Evil Pillar

O'Kelley's Crack 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Rusty Wall

The Glitch 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

NV : Red Rock : ... : The Gallery

Mental Physics 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Lenticular Dome

SW Corner 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Headstone Rock

Double Cross 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Old Woman - West Face

The Gift 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b

NV : Red Rock : ... : The Gallery

Dappled Mare 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Lost Horse Wall - Right Sid...

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