Higher the Better
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|Type: ||Trad, 4 pitches, 320 feet, Grade II|
|Consensus: ||5.10- [details]|
|FA: ||Paul Ross Kent Wheeler ( Var leads )15th Oct 2011|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Submitted By: ||USBRIT on Oct 19, 2011|
BETA PHOTO: A)Higher the Better 5.10- B) Kents Corner 5.10.
Starts up the Buttress and ends at a hand crack high on the ridge.See topo Photo.
P1) Climb the slab passed four bolts to double anchors.110'5.7+.
P2) Enter the short corner above the belay and continue up easier slab to the creast of the ridge (natural belays)110'5.6.
P3)Scramble along the ridge to the foot of the obvious crack.Cam belay .60'.
P4)Climb the fine crack .50' 5.10-
Descent:- Rap from double anchors at the top of the crack directly into gully then scramble down to start.
New One Finger Canyon .Half hour hike south of Two Finger Canyon.
Cams from 1/2 inch to 3.5 inch. Stoppers.Two 60m ropes. Slings
Kent on P1
Kent starting P2
Kent on the top crack pitch.
Entrance to One Finger Canyon
BETA PHOTO: Tele photo of the top pitch crack