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Rock Garden Valley - Left Side
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Fortune Cookie 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Jim and Ann Kominski, 1989
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Submitted By: Woody Stark on Apr 20, 2004

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Description 

This is a three bolt route on the narrow formation to the left of Spitwad. The crux is at the start. Small stoppers protect the initial moves. I placed three to give plenty of backup. After that, it rolls over and all you'll need are quickdraws. It's a moderately pleasant little climb.


Protection 

Quick draws and small wires



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By C Miller
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May 20, 2004
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

A decent route on light-colored grain worth doing while waiting for the more varnished routes nearby to open up.

By tom donnelly
Nov 8, 2005
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Gear Alert

Old Bolts.

The following is a comment on the 4 bolt route to the left of this: Nice route, but also has old bolts with rusty hangers. Vogel route # 509 ??Felt more like 5.9, not 5.10cAnchor is .6 - 1.6" cams.

By Adam Kimmerly
Apr 11, 2010
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Bouldery start with a bit of a pumpy stance (worse than it looks like it'll be from the ground) to place the initial gear from about 5' off the ground. The crux follows soon after, then smear your way up the grainy slab past three bolts. Walk off to the right to get to the rap anchors for Young Lust or Double Dogleg. A worthy tick if you're in the area and have done the others (or they're busy with other parties) but not the reason you go climb in Rock Garden Valley.