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Anxiety Attack S 
Assault and Battery T 
Bearclaw T,TR 
Caifura S 
Cream Puff S 
Desire S 
Face to the Right of Two Bashie Crack T 
Grease TR 
Greener Pastures T 
Half Hit T 
Huffer T 
Insidious Crack T 
Jellyroll Arch T 
Little Huffer T 
Mitigate T 
One Toke Arete S 
One Toke Over the Line T 
Pebble in the Sky T,S 
Rocco's Demise S,TR 
Shake T 
Short Cake T,S 
Slash, The T 
Slide, The S 
Two Bashie Crack T,TR 
Unknown S 
Unknown 5.6 T 

One Toke Arete 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 20'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: John Hoffman
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Submitted By: Aron Quiter on Jul 10, 2005

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This route is located on the southwest face of the grouse slab , which is a five minute hike around to the left of the main face of Grouse Slab.

From the parking area heading towards the main climbing area of Grouse Slab, this wall is uphill and to the left, and you can see the routes of the Southwest Face on the approach before going around the Slab downhill and to the right.

Once you can see the 9 routes of the Southwest Face from the PCT (this applies for approaches from both sides), head uphill for about 3 minutes on a thin trail through the manzanita bushes.

One Toke arete is the leftmost bolt route on the Southwest face (the are 3, tough carville's book shows four), and is an excellent arete climb using decent hands through balancy moves. This climb would get 3 stars if it were twice as long, and it is the most fun route on the wall.


3 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor.

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By caughtinside
From: Oakland CA
Apr 18, 2008

This thing was really cool! Tricky intro move into some fun arete action. Once again, just wish it was longer!

I toproped it so I could clean the anchor so we could escape the howling actic wind, so I can't remember how many bolts. At least three, maybe four.

oh yeah, zeke is weke!
By Sergey Shelukhin
From: San Francisco, California
Mar 23, 2015

There's something weird either with me or with lengths reported for routes at Donner... I set this one up from the top (as far as I can tell - bolt line on the left side on the wall, next to the obvious arete, feels 10+) and there's simply no way it is 20' tall to the anchors. 20' tall is 3.5 my height, the wall is way taller than that. Is that an unlisted route? Was it changed?
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