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Location: 18.361, -64.8541 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: David Enloe on Nov 8, 2012
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Description 

3+ great routes on a single formation, with relatively high quality rock. Routes are short but sweet. I can't say exactly why, but I really love climbing here. It has become our go-to spot for quick sessions. Water starts are the norm at this spot, and just jump off the top when you are done.

Getting There 

Take a boat. Head to the eastern end of the northwest facing side of thatch. This formation is just around a small point, in a small, sheltered bay.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.5 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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