Route Guide - iPhone / Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New
Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Little Wilson
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
American Dream 
Aqua Lung 
Climb With A View 
Code 3 
Dragon, The 
Duty, Honor, Country 
Fin, The 
Fire Ants 
First Encounter 
Got Hops? 
Jean Claude Trans-Am (F.A. 2001) 
Jigsaw, The 
Let's Roll 
Ron Rico 
Slipstream: V3 (F.A. 2006) 
Tanqueray 
Tiny Gun 
Wall of Voodoo 
Wizard, The 

First Encounter 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b [details]
FA: 
Season: Spring-Fall
Page Views: 397
Submitted By: TomCaldwell on Aug 29, 2011
Good Page? 0 people like this page. Your opinion:   

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (8)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
2013 Closures MORE INFO >>>

Description 

A wonderful technical climb with a bit of pump protecting the anchors.

Start below a left rising crack ramp system. Move up the face through the flake to get to the first bolt. Climb the exciting crack and ramp using fun body position and finger locks. Make some tough moves to get established below the roof. Move out the roof on some big holds and finish the route on a few slopy rails.


Location 

This is the first line on the next buttress after the main. Walk past the first buttress through some rocks and back up the hill to the next cliff. Look for the obvious crack ramp system.


Protection 

QD's for 5 bolts, maybe a few longer draws. 2 bolt anchor at the top. Rappel with a 60m or smaller.



Comments on First Encounter Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -