Climb the easy looking crack all the way to the bolted anchors... Though it is 5.6 you might find that it makes you think a little... the crux is roughly in the middle and involves jamming an some precise foot work...
Look for the flat topped boulder in front of a nice corner split by a crack roughly in the center of the cliff... Calypso II climbs this crack...
Normal rack to wide hand sized cams... bolt anchor...
Mike on Calypso II
My dad having a good time on Calypso II
James jammin' while we warm up...
A sequence of My dad reaching for the next jam...
one more of dad (Ernie Hansche) on Calypso II...
Looking up from the base of the climb. It's pretty...
|By Casey the "Renaissance Man"|
Jul 11, 2012
Fun line with that little balance move in the center. If you want, run it all passive, it takes stoppers well and some hexes up top. Watch for the loose blocks up top.
|By Andrew G|
Oct 28, 2013
Fun warm up. Awkward placement for the anchors.
|By Mark Thesing|
Aug 17, 2014
It was pretty dirty when I did it. Other than that, there were a lot of good stances to work out the protection. While I used a few cams on it, this route could easily go all the way on passive protection. I found it a little thin at the bottom but opened up to hand size as you got towards the crux. I was able to lace it up real tight from the ground up through the crux. From the top of the crux to the ledge I pretty much ran this section out but the crack still offered plenty of placements that I opted to bypass.