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The second route from the left of four bolted routes.
Start a bit to the right, moving left to clip the first bolt, then climb thin edges (5.8) to easier slab climbing past 2 more Bolts. Traverse right across a dike, then straight up a steepening friction slab past 4 more bolts (5.8).
The rock is grainy, but improving with every ascent.
7 bolts, 2-bolt anchor, 70 ft.
Kelly Vaught on Under the Radar.
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Jefe getting ready to launch.
John Mirales tied in.
From: Joshua Tree, California
Apr 28, 2011
Another good route, which will clean up to be a well traveled and enjoyed route. Bob does it again....
|By Mary Moser|
May 18, 2011
Led this route last Saturday and it was surprisingly fun and very clean. My friend Cate was thrilled to do this on lead as an onsight!
|By Adam Stackhouse|
Apr 23, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c
The bottom crux is edgy and crimpy, whereas the crux at the top is palmy and smeary. Good route, well protected and solid for this 5.8 toproper.
EDIT: Starting directly under the first bolt is edgy and crimpy, starting to the right is more typical of the route.
|By Gavin Bridgeman|
From: Tustin, California
Mar 8, 2014
Excellent slab climb that has fun movement.
|By susan peplow|
From: Joshua Tree
Mar 18, 2014
I thought the first two bolts were pseudo-difficult on pretty vertical rock. For sure eases on the upper 2/3 but great warm up to get your slab feet under you. Another great anchor placement on a safe ledge makes for easy pulls and cleaning. But glue-in's which I though was odd for the area and FA team. Solid though.
|By Bob Gaines|
Mar 22, 2014
Hi Susan. The reason for the glue-in anchor bolts: the rock is really bad at the spot I wanted the anchor. After I hand-drilled the holes I could slip the bolts in and out with my fingers....the glue-ins solved the problem, and they seem to be holding up well.