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A varied and interesting route.
Steep and strenuous climbing past the first three bolts (crux) yields to low-angle slabbing. Near the top of the route, there is a committing, dynamic mantle onto a ledge and then an easy scramble to the anchors.
30 feet to the right of Exilis Dihedral
6 bolts (all 1/2" Rawls), 2-bolt anchor
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Rob Chaney of Ventura just before the crux of Mamm...
Rob Chaney of Ventura in the crux of Mammoth Poach...
|By Rob Chaney|
May 14, 2009
Cimbed this route on 5/13/2009 and blew a right hand hold off just past the crux after the second bolt. Not sure how this will effect the grade.
This is a great route and the mantel at the top is fun!
You can easily top rope this route by climbing Exilis Dihedral and traversing to the top ledge.
|By Richard Shore|
Jan 8, 2010
Climbed this route in late summer 2009. Lots of fun movement, but I must have blown 3 or 4 holds off the wall. Still very chossy, needs lots of traffic/cleaning to get a proper grade. I thought this route was deserving of a .10 rating, until the holds all started shattering beneath my feet. Maybe .10+ now??
|By Matthew Fienup|
From: Ventura, CA
Sep 17, 2011
This route has cleaned up and gotten easier. Small flakes have broken off leaving behind larger, positive edges. The crux climbing past bolts 2 and 3 involves fun mantling off of a few very nice edges followed by big reaches.