Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Comp Rock - East Face
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Already Been Done Crack T 
Bathing Beauty T 
Castle Rocks Gardening Club T 
Continental Crust S 
East Ridge Variation T 
Handy T,S 
Mantle Dynamics S 

Continental Crust 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 200'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Kevin Pogue
New Route: Yes
Season: Summer
Page Views: 773
Submitted By: Orphaned on Jul 3, 2006

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (12)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
On Continental Crust. Great views. September 2008....

Description 

Start on the shining arete
Angle right at bolt 6
Belay/Rappel at 2 bolted chains (-190')

Protection 

24+ bolts


Comments on Continental Crust Add Comment
Show which comments
By Zeb Kenyon
From: Holladay, UT
Jul 3, 2006

I only counted 25 bolts, or should I say lost count after 25, was it recently retro-bolted? It did seem a bit run out in spots. . .
By Brian in SLC
Jul 5, 2006

I counted 24 bolts, but, I think Kevin says 25 clips in another description. So, maybe 24 plus the anchors.
Note: you can rappel to Mantle Dynamics then 100 feet rap to the ground from that anchor.
By Jason Halladay
Administrator
From: Los Alamos, NM
Sep 7, 2008
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

This route description kinda lacks... How about:
Start as for Mantle Dynamics by pulling the fun mantle move onto the gigantic chicken head. Clip another bolt or two and veer right following the numerous bolts through a series of fun, positive moves in dishes and depressions in the rock. Near the top if you don't feel like clipping bolts through some nearly third-class terrain, you can traverse horizontally to the right clipping a lone bolt and the anchors atop the 5.7 hand crack route or move left to the anchors for Mantle Dynamics. A single 60m will get you down from either set of alternate anchors.
By Stan Pitcher
From: SLC, UT
Oct 6, 2011

After the fun traverse moves this ones really easy. Wished I would have thought about going to anchors as Jason suggested as going to the top just adds another rap.
By Dan Mathews
Aug 28, 2014
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

I thought it was a little easier than Mantle Dynamics.