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Local Yokel 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Aaron Rough
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Submitted By: Aron Quiter on Jun 8, 2003
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BETA PHOTO: Local Yokel stays left of the obvious roof feature
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This route heads up the right side of the large rocky outcropping in the middle of the Wreckage Wall.

Climb up the slab to where it meets the outcropping, where liebacks await using feet on the slab. Continue up and left onto the top of the outcropping, where 2 bolts of very easy climbing bring you to the top anchors.

The route that branches off this route to the right is called Howler Monkey (5.10d), heads off the slab to a large roof-like feature.


5 bolts to a 2 bolt top anchor, shared with Tail Gate Party (5.7). Bring a couple of slings for the bolts heading around the corner to reduce drag.

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Steve Martin wandering up Local Yokel .8
Steve Martin wandering up Local Yokel .8
Steve Martin wandering up Local Yokel .8
Steve Martin wandering up Local Yokel .8
Howler Monkey just to the right of Local Yokel.
Howler Monkey just to the right of Local Yokel.
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By John M Ross
Sep 6, 2012

this may be the dirt and plant covered route i have ever climbed, it literally could use a weed wacker to get rid of the thorny plants on it

By Rough
Sep 7, 2012

That sucks to hear as this route used to be spotless. Oh well, nothing some elbow grease won't fix! I bolted it on lead as it was the 1st route established on the Wreckage Wall. In a clean state, it is a great route. I plan on doing route maintenance on all of my routes (most of them out there) once we get the rig open.

By John M Ross
Sep 7, 2012

me and my bud have been doing alot already, even though it hasnt been opened yet but so far we have only lightly cleaned a few in horseshoe canyon and added quick links for lowering on a couple of the routes. a chunk about the size of my head is very loose on creepshow i marked with and big X so if you are climbing that be careful because for me it was a obvious hold.

By Kelley Gilleran
From: Sacramento, Ca
Mar 8, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

Route is clean. Definitely better than tailgate party probably a better fist lead due to the choss on tailgate.

By Boriss
From: Sacramento
Apr 5, 2014

I lead the route today and its probably one of the funnest 5.8 climbs in the area. I cleaned it a bit too along with Tailgate Party to the left.