Comments: I know it's not just the climbers dogs, but the amount of dog s#!t is not acceptable! I pick up a full bag every time I go here. And just try jogging this trail on a warm day, the stench will gag you. Tell people to pick up their dog's s*&t if you see them leaving it behind, most of them readily doo.
Comments: When you hit the 5.9 face with little pro do not go straight above! The holds and chalk look promising, but about 20' up the climbing becomes much harder than 5.9. The easier (and safer) way goes out to the pegmatite band out right. On the 10 pitch above the obvious jug is waiting for someone to pull on it so it can kill your belayer directly below. We would have trundled it but a party was retreating from Journey Through Mirkwood below. Also if The Cruise is grade V then so is the Southern Aret... more >>