After Thought. II
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|Type: ||Trad, 3 pitches, 500 feet, Grade II|
|Consensus: ||5.7 [details]|
|FA: ||Paul Ross John Glime (alt leads) Sept 14th 2008|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Submitted By: ||USBRIT on Sep 22, 2008|
BETA PHOTO: View of the upper part of the climb at the entranc...
Start at the foot of a corner below an easy slab.
P1). Up the slab to a ledge on the left. 150' 5.0 R.
P2).Climb the slab above then move across right passed a thin flake to double anchors . (Four pro bolts)180'5.7
P3).Climb straight up to a bolt ,also some natural protection on the pitch.Keep to the right edge to double anchors.170'5.6 .
Rap the route to top of pitch one then scramble down corner .
Take the Univa mine trailhead . Walk through the canyon until just before the obvious Striped slabs of the Freeze Not routes etc. The climb goes up the rounded slab/buttress to the left of the slabs.
Some cams up to 4". slings two 60m ropes.
John starting pitch 2
John top of pitch 2
Paul starting Pitch 3
Paul on Pitch 3
Groucho starting the descent.
Climbers on and near summit.Photo Jaynee West.(UK)
|Comments on After Thought. II
|By John J. Glime|
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Sep 22, 2008
Fun climb! Good pro, nice exposure. Take a good look at "Forget me Not" across the canyon, another beautiful line. "Forget me Not" and "After Thought" would be a good 1-2 punch as an introduction to Reef climbing.