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Wilted Flower Children - 5.8

Average Rating = 2.67/5 Average Rating : 2.67 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 162
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
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Rock (Trad)
Medium gear
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure (Not Rated)
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery (Not Rated)
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


Named for a review of Ascent in the LA Times that described Allen Steck and Steve Roper as "Wilted Flower Children"! Start about 30 feet right of Popular Mechanics and 20 feet right of Good Housekeeping below an obvious handcrack that rises above an alcove. Climb the right facing corner to the handcrack and the top.

Descent Options:

Rap anchor on top. Watch that the rope doesn't get stuck!

Submitted by: gunkswest on 2007-05-06
Views: 648
Route ID: 85653

3 Ascents Recorded

GoRecord an ascent

  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: ericfoltz on 2010-06-12 (View Climbing Log)

1 out of 5 stars 2nd


Added: 2010-06-13

  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: 858jason on 2009-11-21 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars None

Climbed in order to rescue the rope of another pair. The rap anchor at top was shit. Reoriented it to rappel down the chimney at the back.

Added: 2009-11-24

  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: grippedclimer on 2008-03-07 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars ok

not too bad

Added: 2008-03-16