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Industrial Bliss 

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

Type:  Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch, 55'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Jan Tarculas on Feb 25, 2012

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Me on Industrial Bliss 10a****

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A manufactured climb that route developer created into a very high quality climb that I consider the best 5.10 at the crag. Climb goes straight up, passing the very left side of a small roof to all positive holds. Steepens up at top right before the anchors.


10 feet right of Mass Production, 5th route to the right and starts on top of a small rock. Rappel or lower down


8 botls to double ring anchors

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By C Miller
Mar 18, 2012
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

The best of the bunch here with intriguing sequences on positive pockets and a little bit of a pump thrown in for good measure.
By sdrockstar81
From: el cajon, CA
Oct 28, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

I can't fathom why this is a 4 star rating... It feels like a gym climb, the beta is revealed just by looking at it since its a "chipped" route. Very pumpy like a gym, ok moves but deep holds like a 5.8 or 5.9. I guess this would be like an indoor 5.10a. Very different for an outdoor climb.
By Phil Esra
Dec 9, 2013
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Couldn't find the alleged intriguing sequences--climbs like a ladder. Straight on, pocket to pocket.

Steep and pumpy toward the end--if 10a is your limit, this is not a gimme for that grade.
By Justin22
From: Irvine, CA
Jan 6, 2014
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Easy and pumpy. Outdoor gym climb.
By Sys Ex
From: Lake Forest, CA
Feb 2, 2014

fun and sustained with a touch of pump towards the end.
By Kevin Mokracek
From: Burbank
Feb 7, 2014

Fun route, easy holds but provides a good pump. Made me realize what a fat tub-o-lard I am. This wall is totally manufactured and they did a good job at it. Thanks for the hard work.
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