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Bort S 
I Dress My Self T 
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Little Todd, The TR 
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Todd Gordon Memorial Chossy Pile of Radness (aka The Big Todd) S,TR 

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Submitted By: Blitzo on Feb 4, 2010

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This little crag is approximantly 150 yards SE of the Rattlesnake Canyon parking and picnic area. Three routes exist. Two have been chopped. It probably has a different name, but this is the one that Tucker and I decided to call it during the FA of Bort.

Getting There 

Drive to the Rattlesnake Canyon picnic parking and take the line of least resistance.

Climbing Season

For the Rattlesnake Canyon area.

Weather station 5.9 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Somewhere n00b:
Bort   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Todd Gordon Memorial Chossy Pile of Radness (aka The Big Todd)   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 35'   
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Todd Gordon Memorial Chossy Pile of Radness (aka The Big Todd) 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Somewhere n00b
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By shelby beardslee
From: 29 Palms, CA
Mar 12, 2011
Went back to this wall today to give bort another shot and found another set of anchors 25' left of bort. Does anyone have any info on this climb?
By toddgordon
From: Joshua Tree, California
Mar 12, 2011
yeah;...I do;...It's a 5.11a/b top rope that I couldn't do, Tucker almost did, and Brett Pinar and Tim Manefesto were able to do.....It's cool, but I'm not interested in bolting it up, because I can't do the climb!.....Top rope it, and if you can do it and want to bolt it for a lead climb, let me know;....I'll help you with that project if you wish.....It don't even have a name, I don't think....contact me if you want such a project.....
By Mary Moser
Oct 26, 2011
So who's been chopping these routes? :-( Thanks for the additional info, Todd. I need to get out there and try a couple of these on TR (although not likely able to do the 11a/b). Have to start working on 2,000 climbs now.
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