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Location: CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Holcomb Valley Pinnacles : Central Pinnacles : Motherlode Rock : ... : Mighty Quinn (5.10c)
By: Kortopates When: Aug 9, 2010

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Comments: Entirely agree the crux of this climb is getting yours hands over the lip to clip the anchors.


Location: CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Holcomb Valley Pinnacles : Central Pinnacles : Claim Jumper Wall : Chaps My Hide (5.10d)
By: Kortopates When: Aug 9, 2010

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Comments: Great short route up through the crux, but can't imagine rating this 5.10c as found in the guide. The thin crimps at the crux to get over the steep bulge seem a like full letter grade more difficult than 11.a's in the area. I'd think 11.b is more fair. Perhaps some better edges broke off since the route went up? However, my wife, who got a beta flash didn't agree with my assesment entirely, but did feel it was harder than both of the 10.d's we flashed on the south face of the same formation and ... more >>