|Type:||Sport, 1 pitch, 100'|
|Consensus:||YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b [details]|
|Submitted By:||WAGbag on Nov 25, 2009|
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From: Albuquerque, NM
Jan 15, 2010
rating: 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Fun route and climbs up a cool section of stone. The start and first bolt are shared with Big Blue. Some tufa moves leads to a tricky undercling section, then a long ways of enjoyable steep climbing. It is probably only 11+ / 12- to here. At the crux the wall blanks out and you have to make a huge move off a good undercling hueco to a far away crimp. Stick this and continue up on steep ground with a few powerful moves and throws. The upper section will be exciting if you haven't worked the moves and there isn't a sling hanging from the anchors. At least it will be all air!
If you can stick the crux than this will probably be an easy tick. Many have massive issues with the powerful throw though.