Broken Blade, West face
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From the ridge climb the west face via a hand crack to summit.
Great to stand on, Installed a repel anchor made of webbing.
Broken Blade N35°13.175' W106°27.263'
hand and finger size cams are most helpful
By Jay Carroll
Aug 4, 2012
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
A fun, well protected, short route. I might even call it a 5.6+. The flake at the beginning looks a bit questionable, but it actually feels pretty solid. If you're up on broken blade ridge, it's definitely worth doing. The main crack is about 2 inches, but a standard rack is fine. We left a rappel sling in a crack from the top on 7/28/2012. Make sure to sign the logbook.