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Another Pipeline Bonecrusher T,S 
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Concentric T 
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Front Side Lip Smack T 
Green Room, The T 
Killing Fields, The T 
Mind Over Matter T,TR 
Neato T,TR 
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Raccoon Soup aka Thunderbolts T,TR 
Rincon T 
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Rinodina T 
Spicoli S 
Toprope Left of Spicoli TR 
Warp Riders T 

The Killing Fields 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b R

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Brad Bond, Pamela Emanoil and Eric Johnson
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 252
Submitted By: Brad Bond on Oct 15, 2001

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Description 

Climb the "Five-Eight Crack" or "Five-Ten Crack" up and just past the lower-off tree to a ledge. Follow "White Death" up a wide, shallow chimney where it it comes close to "Rhinodina."

Step out left of the corner along a thin, strait line of strata that that angles left and connects with the traverse on the "Briggs Variation" to "Rincon." This is scary, but the climbing is pretty fun.

Note: "White Death" follows the larger broken band that parallels the route above, then steps down to the second belay on Rincon.

The late Derek Hersey apparently wanted to name a route "The Killing Fields," but never got around to it.


Protection 

RPs to a #4 Friend, long runners and tie-off slings.



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