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Unknown, South of Tree Route 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Unknown
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Matthew Fienup on Aug 20, 2008
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Description 

A few hard face moves up to a bolt (5.10a direct, or easier to the right) yield to easier climbing past widely-spaced bolts. The route boasts excellent rock quality and a striking line. There are two additional 5.9 cruxes which are both well protected.

Bolts appeared on this face within the last 2 years or so. Nothing is known about the first ascentionists, the route name, or its original difficulty rating. If you have any information, please post it below.


Location 

50 feet left (and about 30 feet down) from the start of the Tree Route.


Protection 

5 shiny, new lead bolts. Bolted anchor (neither shiny nor new...not great, actually) with rappel rings. The top anchor can be backed up with a 1.5 inch piece.



Photos of Unknown, South of Tree Route Slideshow Add Photo
Bakersfield "locals" climb a recently added route at Dome Rock. <br /> <br />The red rope in the foreground marks the start of Tree Route.
Bakersfield "locals" climb a recently added route ...
A bakersfield "local" climbs a recently added route on Dome Rock.
A bakersfield "local" climbs a recently added rout...
Just below the first bolt.  The crux is getting to the bolt.
Just below the first bolt. The crux is getting to...
cruising toward the anchor
cruising toward the anchor
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By Matthew Fienup
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From: Ventura, CA
Oct 14, 2009

This is an AWESOME first pitch alternate to Anti-Jello. From the bolted anchor, head straight up into the classic tips crack.

The route is also a useful diversion while waiting in line for the Tree Route.

By mschiffhauer
From: Bakersfield
May 10, 2010

...Also makes a good first pitch to Tree Route.

By SexPanther aka Kiedis
Sep 19, 2011

Tacky anchor next to a perfect 2"-3" crack, contrived crux that is easily moved past on the right, crispy small edges-not a classic for sure and pales when compared to its 4/5 star neighbors. Other than convenience to get a few more feet of climbing in and a quick rap, I wouldn't reccommend this one.

By Fat Dad
From: Los Angeles, CA
Aug 13, 2013

A better start to Anti-Jello, and fun, but pretty contrived. Apart from a 5.9 move at the very start (which can be made easier by stepping off a large flake to the right), I'd say the climbing is pretty standard 5.8. It can be rapped or TR'ed with a 60 m.