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This is the creatively named 200 foot, west-facing granite slab which is the focal point of the area. Almost all of the routes here are easy to moderate slabs with the odd crack thrown in for variety. Despite the easier ratings climbs here tend to have an "old school" feel to them and may seem runout to those unaccustomed to such routes.
Park in the fee parking area and hike in along a paved service road to reach the obvious west-facing "big rock". Plan on a 10-15 minute approach from the parking area.
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Africa Flake 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a Trad, 1 pitch, 180'
Raging Slab 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
The Hard Trough 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Left Flake 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Right Flake 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
The Roof 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Boogaloo Direct 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 95'
Variation to Boogaloo 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Northwest Passage 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a R Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Cheap Thrills 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Edger Sanction 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
The Virgin 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Giant Step 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Mad Dogs 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Let It Bleed 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Raw Deal 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
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Puppy Dog 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b CA : Inland Empire : ... : Main Slab
This is the bolted face route to the right of Punderdal. This part of the rock is festooned with brown spots of good rock, of which this line rides the middle of, leading left a very dense area of brown (some loose in this area) midway up. Fun route, well protected....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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