Beware the Bear

This route is located in the Muir Valley at The Hideout

Call of the Wild


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Bourbon and Bluegrass 5.10c (Mixed) ***

First Ascent: Jared Hancock in 2005
Length: 70ft
Bolts/Gear: 5/Small/medium gear. (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Approximately 100-150 ft right of the previous corridor routes is a moderate right arching crack that widens to a chimney after 30 or 40 feet of easy climbing. Ascend this (Call of the Wild) until it is possible to escape out of the chimney onto the pretty pocketed orange face to the left. Continue past a short boulder problem and 3 bolts to the top. Very aesthetic.
Moves: Crack and Face
Descent: Ring anchors
Owner: Muir Valley
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Submitted by: SCIN
Date: Jan 31st, 2010

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1
Huggybone said on June 6th, 2005
I did not care for this climb. Moves were somewhat bland.
2
pigsteak said on June 23rd, 2007
spicy...and fun..do the whole thing with no trad gear fo full effect.
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ahab said on April 17th, 2009
don't let the "M" on this scare you away. it's fun, and the only section that takes gear is about 15ft of 5.5 crack. also, i don't see how this could be 11a.
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rjackson said on November 2nd, 2013
The bottom dihedral, the chimney, coming out the roof, the little upper wall . . . All adds up to fun!