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Approaching the "Fool's Rush" dihedral from "From ...
Fool's Rush climbs a series of corners to the right of the Maiden Buttress. Follow the corner system over flakey and blocky rock to an overhang. Pass the overhang on the left and belay below another overhang. Turn the overhang on the right and continue up broken rock to a nice ledge on the right. Move up and left to join White Maiden's Walkaway for the final pitch.
Fool's Rush follows a corner system on the right side of the White Maiden Buttress.
Small nuts and cams to 3 inches. Numerous runners.
BETA PHOTO: Pass the first large roof on the right, in a chimn...
BETA PHOTO: Looking up from the ledge-y area above the first l...
BETA PHOTO: A shot of the finishing dihedral, I stayed left of...
|By Trad Nanny|
May 13, 2013
Both the guide book and the OP description is a bit lacking. My version: Go up the easy gully passing the first large overhang in a notch to the right. Above it is a nice ledge. Continue in the nice right-facing dihedral for a bit and then exit left onto the face, past the next overhang. I think the proper way to finish is to continue in the right facing dihedral but I followed some easier terrain to the left, but right of the White Maiden's Walkway. I will post some pics.
LOTS OF LOOSE BLOCKS IN THE GULLY AND AT THE FIRST BELAY LEDGE!