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Anti-Jello Crack T 
Arwen T 
Between Nothingness and Eternity S 
Close To The Edge T,S 
Good Samaritan, The T 
Just Barely T,S 
Last Dihedral, The T 
Last Homely House T 
Left Crack T 
Old Man Quiver S 
Red Mushrooms T 
Sanitarium T,S,TR 
Tobin's Dihedral T 
Tree Route T 
Unknown, South of Tree Route T 
Vicious T 
Windjammer T 
Unsorted Routes:

The Good Samaritan 

YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Rex Pieper, Doug Benner (1990)
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Submitted By: Matthew Fienup on Jul 24, 2006

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Doug Steigerwald is past the crux and cruising on ...

Description 

The first 80 feet is beautifully subtle friction climbing on a polished slab (5.11+). After 4 bolts, clip the lower anchor of "Red Mushrooms" and follow that route to the top. Six bolts lead to the original P1 belay of "Red Mushrooms."

Location 

A right-hand variation to the first pitch of "Red Mushrooms."

Protection 

6 bolts to bolted anchor. All of the bolts are buttonheads.


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By Matthew Fienup
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From: Ventura, CA
Jul 26, 2013

There is a clear crux encounter about one body length below the first bolt. There are just 2 really hard moves. If leading, there is a shallow placement for a TCU just below this (you'll pull the crux with gear about 2 feet below your toes). Above this, the route is brilliant, sustained 5.10- slab climbing.