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Roof Crack

This route is located in the Muir Valley at The Hideout

Cruisin' for a Bruisin'

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Earthsurfer 5.11d (Sport) ***

First Ascent: Karla Carandang, Jared Hancock in 2005
Length: 100ft
Bolts: 10 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Starts on large deep pockets left of "Cruisin' for a Bruisin'". Reach and jam through two bulges to a short and powerful crimpy section before the enjoyable slab and water groove finish.
Moves: Jugs
Descent: Ring anchors
Stays Dry: Light rain
Owner: Muir Valley

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3.56 stars (34 votes)
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5.11d (36 votes)

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Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 19th, 2005


J-Rock said on May 17th, 2005
Some climbers might want a large cam between the 2nd and 3rd bolt. Also, this route might feel harder if you are shorter than 5' 8". Really cool top out. Don't forget to enjoy the view!
Anonymous said on June 18th, 2005
Hard for the grade.
Stewy911 said on September 18th, 2005
this thing is harder than 11d
Green3 said on October 17th, 2005
I didn't think this was harder than 11d, in all fairnes I am 6 foot though, a clip was the crux unless you go real high on it, fun route, runout through the water groove at the top, not bad though
pigsteak said on February 26th, 2006
all of 11d no doubt.
512OW said on November 25th, 2006
Felt awfully easy for the grade...
MSMITH said on August 10th, 2007
Most terrible route I've ever been on in my life.
pigsteak said on August 10th, 2007
then you haven't climbed enough at muir....or go tackle any route at curbside :)
chriss said on August 13th, 2007
Don't slap the route if your shaky at the grade
JR said on August 13th, 2007
I don't think I am that "shaky" at this grade and I thought the route was awful. Maybe it has cleaned up over time. The slab did get a giggle out of me though.
pigsteak said on August 13th, 2007
a giggle? that explains it.
512OW said on August 13th, 2007
I didn't think it was that bad. Not a great route, but not bad. With one footjam at the crux, it becomes 11a, at best.
Climbingrocks said on June 28th, 2009
BALLSY CRUX CLIP...thats all I'll say
Brentucky said on June 28th, 2010
I'm glad someone else was able to hang quickdraws so I could grab as needed, and it was certainly needed. No frikkin way I'm trying to jam my foot in a crack and then trying to clip that thing. I'm not that traddy, ballsy, techniquey, or strongy. It's a bit runout to be skipping it too. To sum it up, DAMN!
Rollo said on January 1st, 2011
I skipped the clip cuz it's pretty easy terrain to the next one. 4 stars... It's got varied holds, 100ft tall, cool view at the top.
Anonymous said on October 31st, 2011
Terrible route. Once you've climbed every single other route in muir, then climb this one. And what's with the slab at the top? Really....just put the anchors lower and get it over with.
Cromper said on June 4th, 2012
Love the spice on the top slab! Real fun route.
CleaningLady said on July 12th, 2020
Should end at the 7th bolt.
Anonymous said on August 9th, 2020
bagged nightmare, should’ve been put up as mixed so all the trad dads can circle jerk about it
Anonymous said on August 10th, 2020
Why whine to everyone when you haven't taken a few days to learn a basic 5.8 handjam?