Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Dome Rock
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Anti-Jello Crack T 
Arwen T 
Between Nothingness and Eternity S 
Close To The Edge T,S 
Good Samaritan, The T 
Just Barely T,S 
Last Dihedral, The T 
Left Crack T 
Old Man Quiver S 
Red Mushrooms T 
Sanitarium T,S,TR 
Tobin's Dihedral T 
Tree Route T 
Unknown, South of Tree Route T 
Vicious T 
Windjammer T 
Unsorted Routes:

Close To The Edge 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a PG13

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Dave Ohst, Dick Leversee 1977
Page Views: 1,003
Submitted By: Mark Sgt on Sep 13, 2009

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (6)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Rhesa Ashbacher on Close to the Edge,

Description 

1st pitch: Start immediately to the right of Tobin's Dihedral and stay close to it's edge. Come ready to place oppositional nuts in horizontals, tie off chickheads and clip a few bolts.

2nd pitch: Continue up the corner/crack of Tobin's. You can break out right on the face and clip bolts or continue until corner runs out.

3rd pitch: Continue up the face clipping bolts. Climbing gets easier the higher you get.

Protection 

Assortment of small to large stoppers with matching cams, tie off slings for chickenheads and draws


Photos of Close To The Edge Slideshow Add Photo
The start of Close To The Edge
The start of Close To The Edge

Comments on Close To The Edge Add Comment
Show which comments
By Matthew Fienup
Administrator
From: Ventura, CA
Oct 16, 2009

Originally rated 5.10R
By Richard Shore
Jun 11, 2012

A 5.9 route for solid 5.10 climbers. Quite runout. Some very marginal knob tie-offs between fewer bolts on P1. Very pleasant face climbing with some route finding amongst a sea of features.