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Nice place to explore if the Main Wall is busy. Has A few nice routes in the 5.11-5.12 range. Generally good rock quality, though I'm sure if you looked, you could find some stuff easily pulled off.
From the base of Holy Crap on the Main Wall head up and left on a climber's trail that has gotten much nicer in the past year or two. After about two minutes you'll be at the base of a nice wall that, chances are, you would have ignored if you looked at it from Tick main.
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Axis of Evil 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 40'
Unusual Suspects 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 40'
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The best route on the wall, follow long pulls on large through various weaknesses in roughly a straight line to a crux, thought provoking, top-out traverse. Going straight up from the last bolt looks possible, but much harder than 5.11. It is also way way way better to do the traverse and end up on a summit ramp that is not more than three feet wide. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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