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Bushwhacked 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Doniel Drazin
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Submitted By: Dr. Evil on May 21, 2006

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Description 

Start behind some bushes near a hand crack. Face climb up somewhat chossy rock to the top of the wall.


Location 

This climb is near the center of the Left Flank, right of Morning Glory (see photo).


Protection 

9 bolts to open shut anchors. Use a 60-meter rope.



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By MisterE
From: Bishop, CA
18 hours ago

CONDITION REPORT 

Replaced the badly worn original anchors with 1/2" X 4" bolts and Fixe rings. We left one of the original open-shuts to clip into for re-threading.


New anchors
New anchors

By Romain Wacziarg
Mar 11, 2009
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

I thought this was 5.9, as stated in the guidebook.

By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Dec 20, 2010
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

"Morning Glory" is more sustained and not as closely bolted as "Bushwacked." Although the climb was established in 2000 and has seen considerable traffic, it remains choosy making it a headier lead than "Bushwacked."

By Maidy
Mar 10, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

I believe the location descriptions for Morning Glory and Bushwacked are reversed on this site. According to the Santa Monica guide, Bushwacked is the face-climb immediately left of B-line and Morning Glory is the (harder IMO) climb that "starts behind bushes just right the hand crack". Both are rated 5.9 in the guide, but Bushwacked is definitely easier and way more fun. The (awkward) climb that starts just right of the crack is my least favorite climb on Left Flank.

By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Sep 10, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

As of 09-09-12 the routes "Morning Glory" and "Bushwacked" are listed/oriented correctly in the Echo Cliffs database.

By Tami M.
Apr 1, 2013

Some of the rock on this wall pulls off easily so tap your holds before you put weight on them.