Wonka Vision (Open Project)

This route is located in the Southern Region at The Chocolate Factory

The Golden Ticket

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Pure Imagination 5.14c (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Jonathan Siegrist in 2010
Length: 75ft
Bolts: 9 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Begin just right of Charlie on the large boulder. Johnathan's excellent description of the moves follows: "After some easy initial climbing, the route fires directly into a very serious boulder problem on thin, very sharp edges, finishing with a wild, all-points-off sideways dyno to a resting jug. From here the route carries on with difficult lock-offs on crimps and pockets to surprisingly frequent, albeit worsening rests. Towards the top lies the a longest section of uninterrupted hard climbing that finishes with a reachy, shouldery lock-off (redpoint crux). There is a solid rest at the final bolt before you climb a series of pockets and long moves guarding the chains." If that's not enough beta for you then search for the many videos on the tubes. Equipped by Kenny Barker
Moves: Bouldery
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry: Downpour
Owner: Private

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Submitted by: ferris
Date: Jun 27th, 2013

Submitted by: dustonian
Date: Aug 17th, 2012

Submitted by: morganj8
Date: Mar 24th, 2012

Submitted by: SCIN
Date: Sep 30th, 2008


Anonymous said on November 3rd, 2009
has this thing been done or not? 'grade unknown' doesn't really tell me. Maybe say 'project' if its a project and 'grade unknown' if its been done but the grade is unknown because its super old or obscure... naming it also makes it a bit more confusing
said on November 7th, 2010
Jonathan Siegrist did the FA of this today!!!!!! Way to go dude!!!! more details to come!!!
tradotto said on December 16th, 2010
http://vimeo.com/17863785 Video of Jonathan Siegrist climbing this route.
Anonymous said on December 11th, 2011
Sasha Digiulian sent this: http://vimeo.com/33306702
Jmtoth07 said on September 24th, 2012
I was watching a guy work the route on 9/22/2012 while I was climbing some other routes nearby and he broke a hold between the last bolt and the anchors. He took a nasty whipper and flipped upside down, he said "It was one of the good holds."
dustonian said on September 24th, 2012
time for some more epoxy!
climb2core said on September 24th, 2012
or an upgrade ;)
LABIALDROOP said on September 24th, 2012
Time for fat people to stop climbing.
SCIN said on November 9th, 2012
Dropped to 5.14c
@@@ said on January 9th, 2013
Extremely soft for 14c.
Anonymous said on January 17th, 2013
hmmm... flashed a few times? perhaps the original grade was "purely imagined."
Cromper said on January 17th, 2013
Heard jstar chipped a big jug right in middle of the crux on this.
tbwilsonky said on January 18th, 2013
i read on rockclimbing.com that this line isn't actually real.
Anonymous said on January 18th, 2013
This is the fiscal cliff.
Anonymous said on January 19th, 2013
lol. i'm going to climb this in honor of Obama.