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Warm Up Solo 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

   
Type:  TR, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
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Submitted By: claude. on Sep 13, 2010

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Description 

The largest boulder visible from the road has numerous variations and ascends the less than vertical face. It is rarely ever done as a top rope, but a fall from anywhere would be very bad.

Location 

Kind of a choose-your-own-adventure to the top. Many variations, all more or less the same grade.

Protection 

At one point had bolts or slings for top rope equipping, but I don't believe they are there anymore. One could potentially sling one of the larger boulders on the summit to set an anchor.


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By Bob Broilo
From: Socorro, NM
Sep 13, 2011
rating: 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c

AKA the "death slab". Do not fall!

On the overhanging reddish West face there are two solo climbs. Both FAed by Eric "Peck" Heatwole. The right line is fun, 5.10ish, and somewhat clean and solid, but be very careful because a fall could easily kill you. The left line is harder, looser, and it's fun to hear Peck tell the story of the first ascent. A few years after these climbs started getting traffic someone put a single bolt on the top of the right line.