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Mule Kick 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Chris Miller & Lisa Guindon, March 2003
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jun 12, 2007

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Roof moves - Christian style.

Description 

This enjoyable route climbs the center of Moonshine Dome's south face and goes at a surprisingly moderate grade.

Easy climbing up broken rock (optional gear to 2.5") leads to the first of three bolts which power over a small roof on huge jugs. Higher, easy slab climbing past a possible gear placement (0.04") gains the top and anchors.

Easily done as a sport route with only quickdraws, but if climbing at the grade the additional gear might be nice.


Protection 

3 bolts, (optional gear to 2.5"), chain anchor



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Mule Kick (5.8), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
BETA PHOTO: Mule Kick (5.8), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Tom pulling the roof on Mule Kick
Tom pulling the roof on Mule Kick
Hanging from a 5.8?
Hanging from a 5.8?
Christian ponders the roof.
Christian ponders the roof.
Bryn Owen (9) on Mule Kick.
Bryn Owen (9) on Mule Kick.
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By Bill Olszewski
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Jun 29, 2007

Very do-able without the trad gear but not a bad idea to place. The moves over the roofs are what make this climb!

By Chris Owen
Administrator
From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Aug 22, 2010
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Small cam after the final bolt would be nice if 5.8 is your limit. What a fun climb!

By Chris Owen
Administrator
From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Aug 3, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

I have a habit of doing this route almost every time I'm here - and there's always no-one around.