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1. Mt. Hubris 5 routes in Cliff

Unknown and Trad

Long/Lat: -122.334155, 41.174492

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Golden Opportunity 5.9Unknown
2 *** Cosmic Wall

Stay high on the saddle to follow faint trails through the manzanita from the Crags Trail towards the descent gully. Skirt left around the base of Mt Hubris until you reach the large tree at the base of the right-facing dihedral that marks the beginning of the route.

  1. 180ft (5.5) Follow the right-facing dihedral to its end at a chockstone and large tree (optional belay). Continue up the low angle face to belay from a smaller tree.

  2. 110ft (5.6) Continue up and right along a broken dike, passing a piton. When level with the ogre's eye, make an airy crux traverse right to the bolted anchor on the comfy ledge.

  3. 200ft (5.6) Reverse the traverse, then head up low angle run-out slabs to a left-facing dihedral. Pass a pair of bad bolts and continue up and left to a large ledge with a tree.

  4. 160ft (5.6) Large flakes lead up to a notch just below the final ridge line. Belay from gear.

  5. 140ft (5.4) Follow the ridge line to the bolted summit and soak up the exposure.

Descend the NE face with a 90ft rappel from chains, then an 80ft rappel from rings. Follow the 3rd class gully back down to meet the saddle approach trail in the manzanita.

Gear: 60m rope, standard rack to 3" plus long slings for horns and thread-throughs.

FFA: Michael Zanger, Chris Bonington, Andre Nowacki, 1979

5.6Trad 790ft matt christensne 8 years ago

second time

3 * Faceted Dike 5.10bUnknown
4 *** Solar Wind 5.10dUnknown
5 *** The Great Chimney

Without a picture I'm not sure, but the name Great Chimney rings a bell. This chimney is on the leftmost substantial peak of Castle Crags when viewed from the road on the south side, i.e. the South Face. We climbed this route in about 6 pitches, the 2nd or 3rd pitch being a 50m sqeeze chimney without protection which we thought to be 5.9. Above the chimney we went left a few metres and finished up a thin leftwards trending groove which was about 5.10b/20. To descend we dropped north into a canyon wnd followed it to the east and then the south to the road. This route appeared to have been attempted as there was some abseil tat low in the chimney and no signs above. We did some gardening/cleaning of the crux pitch on ascent. We named the route The Perfumed Garden After the blooming fragrant honeysuckle encountered in the canyon on our descent. Hope you like this.

FA: Calum Hudson, Trevor Jones

20Unknown 820ft

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
5.6 *** Cosmic Wall Trad 790ft
5.9 * Golden Opportunity Unknown
5.10b * Faceted Dike Unknown
20 *** The Great Chimney Unknown 820ft
5.10d *** Solar Wind Unknown