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Rocket Man

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

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Jaws 5.8+ (Trad) ***

First Ascent: Martin Hackworth, Ron Snider in 1982
Length: 120ft
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This route ascends the offwidth right of Rocket Man. Climb the offwidth to an overhang, pull the overhang then belay from a ledge. Continue through the wide crack to the top.
Moves: Wide Crack or Offwidth
Descent: Rap from tree-60m rope required
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Owner: NFS
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Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 18th, 2005

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ray said on January 11th, 2003
One can make liberal use of the tree and this route will be a bit easier. The crux though is pulling through the last short slot from the ledge. Will be cooler when/if the tree is gone.