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I Am Not A Crook 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: C Miller on Feb 27, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: I Am Not A Crook (5.8), Joshua Tree NP

Description 

Climb to the top of a pointed spike of rock and then friction your way past two bolts up the short face. Gear belay and easy walk off down and right along the base of the main Watergate Rock slab.

Location 

Down and left from the main face of Watergate Rock is a small face where you'll find this route.

Protection 

2 bolts (3/8"), gear to 3" for anchors


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By C Miller
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Nov 2, 2009

The 1992 guidebook lists this route as "The Big Lie", which is just that as it doesn't exist.
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