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This route is located in the Lower Gorge Region at Pebble Beach

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Reserved Seating 5.10b (Sport) ***

First Ascent: Mike Norman, Tracy Crabtree in 1991
Length: 50ft
Bolts: 6 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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This arete climb is located right of Straightedge and an obvious offwidth on the outside corner of a pinnacle.
Descent: Cold shuts
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS

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5.10c (53 votes)

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Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 19th, 2005


Wicked Tribe said on September 6th, 2003
This route is very, very cool. The climbing is varied and makes you think on your feet.
said on November 13th, 2003
I like to pee from the top of this route!
randomboulder said on June 7th, 2005
Interesting route. I felt that it was a bit runout going to the 3rd bolt.
caribe said on March 28th, 2006
I led this route battling the demons that place butterflies in the tummy. Instead of bolt and then big move this route is big move then bolt. Look for the top anchors above and far right. Their placement makes a hell of a lot of rope drag after the route is topped. Best to rap down. I loved this climb. It is well worth the walk to do it again.
bhuff04 said on June 4th, 2006
What a unique line. Very difficult onsight for a 5.10. Makes you think and will twist your stomach into a knot once or twice.
Anonymous said on September 18th, 2006
A difficult onsight for 10b, but I didn't like the climbing much at all. But I hate arete climbs. There's much better 10's at Pebble.
Saxman said on October 11th, 2007
This is a great route and is not a difficult onsight if you look around. Two huge no hands rests and only one tricky move. A lot of fun. Quite funny that first moment when you don't see any anchors.
ReachHigh said on October 13th, 2008
Awesome fun route that has a little of everything.
Fartspray said on January 14th, 2009
goodguy said on January 14th, 2009
Sounds like another 11 climber got shut down on a 10!
Anonymous said on January 16th, 2009
I think he's just self-loathing. It's a good route.
Dman said on February 22nd, 2009
great climb
kman154 said on March 22nd, 2009
great climb! i can't wait to go at it again.
Josephine said on June 15th, 2009
this is the kinda route i would do once - once each and every time i'm at pebble beach. :-) i thought it was fantastic. thoughtful with lots of no hands rests.
camhead said on October 6th, 2009
Really cool route, like what I imagine all those gritstone aretes in England would be like.
Dustin Ferrell said on March 20th, 2011
This was my first 10, had a hard time in between the second and third bolt. not a big fan of arete climbing this being my first one
Dmack said on October 4th, 2011
Best 5.10 sport in the Red IMO....hands down amazing!!
swj said on August 22nd, 2012
I led this and found it a little headier than I expected. Interesting movement, though! I really loved getting to that big jug on the arete right around the third or the fourth bolt. Whew! Pretty chill after that, totally enjoyed the top part.
dustonian said on May 28th, 2014
Pulled the 5th bolt (3/8" x 2-3/4" Powers) out by hand--it had snapped at the threads. Big thanks to the American Safe Climbing Association ( for the replacement hardware and watch what you're clipping out there!
Daeris said on April 8th, 2016
I honestly thought this was one of the harder 10 climbs I've completed in the Red. I didn't send it cleanly. There are several routes of a higher grade that must be more my style, because this one was rough on me.
Anonymous said on April 8th, 2016
All the others you did are just soft
Anonymous said on April 23rd, 2018
Old school sandbagged rating
Anonymous said on October 22nd, 2018
Must gets its name from the unique sit rest. 10b, but only if you take the time to find the holds. I used holds on three different faces.