|Fern Point - Party Buttress
Very fun jamming (hands in double cracks!) and stemming. Beautiful orange corner.
First major corner right of the major arete/buttress The Prowess. Looks for a narrow pillar split by two major double cracks.
smallish to 3". Bolts under large roof.
Initial double cracks of Biohazard
Moving past the bolts up to the long traverse to t...
Nearing the belay. Photo: Ely, 2008
|By Jeremy Steck|
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Oct 8, 2007
The first 40 ft. of this route makes for a nice 5.9- rainy day route. There are slings to lower from. The upper portion of the climb is well worth doing though.
Jan 13, 2011
It's 5.8+ to the first set of shuts -- to do the route at its original 5.10 rating, traverse right under the roof until reaching the bolt anchor for it's neighboring sport climb.
From: carrboro, nc
Aug 19, 2013
Fun lead to the anchors. Agreed this is 5.8+ with a variety of smearing, stemming and jamming. There is a irrevocable flexcam at the top of the double crack that can be clipped, saving you some time moving to the ledge.