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Rock Lobster

This route is located in the Northern Gorge Region at Mariba Fork

The Gauntlet


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Heartbreak of Psoriasis 5.4 (Trad) **

First Ascent: John Bronaugh, Ron Snider in 1983
Length: 60ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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Walk around the next corner right of Rock Lobster to locate this flake. The route begins left of an offwidth.
Descent: unknown
Stays Dry:
Owner: Unknown
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1
ynot said on April 11th, 2005
Would be a good route if it was cleaned up a bit.
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jenbongo said on May 2nd, 2012
With all the brush at the base of the route, I'm surprised we identified it. It's more like 90 feet, so you get a nice view from the top. I agree it would be better if it were cleaned up a bit, but the trail would need to be cleared, too, to make it worth it. There were lots of fallen trees and rhodos to bushwhack through.