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Page Type: Route

Location: California, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 37.45400°N / 119.536°W

Object Title: Snowball

Route Type: Lead/TR

Time Required: Less than two hours

Difficulty: 5.7

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Page By: Dave Daly

Created/Edited: Dec 17, 2002 / Dec 17, 2002

Object ID: 157496

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Hike down the access trail to the southern side of Wamello. This climb is the first route encoutered once at the base of Section #1- Zipa-De-Do-Da Buttress (far right side).

Route Description

Start by climbing a small crack (5.7) that peters out and ends at a large dish (1st bolt). Then continue up and right by following a small right facing corner/flake. Pass two more bolts and top out on a large ledge (70'). Either lower off or rappel the route using two cold shuts. This anchor can also be used to top rope 'Beat Farmer' (5.10d) and 'Hole In The Wall' (5.10a).The ledge also gains access to two other bolts 25 feet left of Snowball's rap anchors. Use these bolts to top rope Aurora (5.11a).

Essential Gear

Draws, pro to 1"