Hiditaka Suzuki's Sidekick
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The line of bolts that climbs the roofs on the South face. Hard pumpy climbing with a great rest ledge. Stay out of the gully to the right and work those fingers. The clips are pretty tough. When you get to the rest ledge, you think the climb is over, but there is one tricky sequence left. Not pumpy so much as balancey. This is the best route on the wall.
2 bolts for the anchors, with a not too hard lean over to get the top-rope set up. Be safe. Or bring 6 additional draws for the route.
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tough climb , scary location for falls and toprope...
great rest ledge
Kylie at the start of the climb
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|By Ryan Brough|
From: Arvada, Colorado
Dec 31, 2006
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b PG13
Don't blow the fifth clip or you might break your leg on the rest ledge. I always seem to be out of shape when I attempt to redpoint this climb.
|By john richards|
From: salt lake city UT
Apr 21, 2008
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b
amen to breaking your legs. geez i didnt even think the climb was that hard but i fear for my bones and almost lowered off this guy
Aug 13, 2008
Keep hiking the slate past it and you can easily top-rope it.