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Left of the Roof

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Burning Desire S 
Choss Goggles S 
Choss Revolution S 
Culture Shock S 
Demoralizer S 
Die Hard with a Vengeance  S 
Double Agent S 
Flesh and Blood S 
Flexercise S 
Inspiration S 
Master Blaster S 
Raging Raptor S 
Trundle Trophy S 

Left of the Roof  

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Located between the Metro Sector on the left and the Roof Area on the right, this area is home to a number of quality routes from 5.10b to 5.12c with the majority of routes in the 5.11+ and up range. A number of the routes in this area are quite long and require a 70 meter rope for lowering.

Some of the better routes here include Flexercise (5.10b), Trundle Trophy (5.10c), Flesh and Blood (5.11b), Culture Shock (5.11c), Raging Raptor (5.12a), Quarryman (5.12b), Burning Desire (5.12b), Choss Revolution (5.12b), Choss Goggles (5.12c) and Buzzkill (5.12c).

Getting There 

Approach via the trail from Slab City's right side or by walking up the main trail that comes up below Right of the Roof and walking left along the base of the crag.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

13 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Left of the Roof:
Flexercise   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Trundle Trophy   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Flesh and Blood   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 105'   
Culture Shock   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
Inspiration   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Raging Raptor   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Master Blaster   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Burning Desire   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Choss Goggles   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Flesh and Blood 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  CA : Inland Empire : ... : Left of the Roof
This route is an incredible and long moderate route, even by quarry standards. The route has two distinct cruxes, one at the bottom and one at the top, separated by sixty or so feet of fun climbing on good holds in stellar position. The climb starts on small holds under a bulge. Traverse right and up, then around the bulge to jugs. Continue over a series of ledges on good holds while the climb edges closer to the left-hand arete. After a nice rest on a small ledge 2/3's the way up, you pull a mo...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By Jan Tarculas
From: Riverside, Ca
Jul 17, 2010
Carefull with this area because it is still being cleaned up. Large rock fell from Flesh and Blood a few weeks ago and destroyed the bench in front of it. Belayer happend to be sitting on the bench a few minutes before the boulder came crashing down and luckily missed the boulder bashing his brains out.
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