|West Ridge - part C - Pony Express to Long John
An alternate to the 3rd pitch of Ignominity, 3 meters left.
From below the 3rd pitch of Ignominity, go left a few meters more on the big, rubble ledge and pull up onto the face and past a short high-angle section at a very odd shallow flake/pocket in the wall (side pull) and go up and left a move to a solid fingerlock and get gear. Continue up the crack and face above (5.7, R) to a good horizontal (thin handjams) before a slight scoop in the slab. Mantle into the scoop and climb a few more feet up and right to just below the tree and belay. A very nice pitch in all. Just as good as P3 of Ignominity.
Start 3 meters left of the third pitch of Ignominity.
A few stoppers and small cams. The route is 5.10b and is runout on the mellow face above the initial crux. There is also a move worthy of some thought up top, but it is protected via a cam in a solid horizontal at your waist while making it.