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This is a high wall rising almost directly out of the canyon floor, on the north side of Mescalito.
First pitch of 5.11a, then lots of easier climbing to the top of Mescalito.
8 pitches plus about 250 ft of 4th class.
|3||Parental Guidance||5.12- PG13||2170ft|
|4||Short Circuit||5.11 PG||60ft|
|5||Risky Business||5.10+ III PG||4360ft|
|6||Risky Business Variation||5.11+|
|7||Excellent Adventure||5.11- R||3350ft|
Alternate first pitch to Excellent Adventure.
Heart of Darkness
5th pitch at 5.11c, rest at 5.9 or less.
Descent: With 2x60m ropes, rappel down to the top of P2. Or, with 1 x 60m rope do 2 rappels with a hanging belay half way. From P2 anchors rappel to the ground avoiding the pool below.
FA: Nick Nordblom,Jon Martinet, 1979
Dark Shadows - all the way
Continue on another 6 pitches to the top of Mescalito after the usual rappel point and the end of pitch 4. Not a trivial undertaking.
Dark Shadows variant.
Chasing Shadows variant.
|14||Slot Machine||5.10 PG||150ft|
|5.8 II||Dark Shadows||4340ft|
|5.8 IV||Dark Shadows - all the way||101000ft|
|5.10+ III||Risky Business||4360ft|
|5.11- IV||Negro Blanco||91100ft|
|5.11c IV||Heart of Darkness||111100ft|
|5.11+||Risky Business Variation|