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Illusions follows the left-facing corner on the ri...
Start up a series of ledges with easy climbing, and a bit of bush whacking and gain the dihedral.
Start up the dihedral with a thin crack and some good ledges on the left hand wall. Move up to a stance below a flake on the right side. Protect with a finger sized cam. Then move up using laybacks, first one way followed by the other. Gain a small pocket in the crack and protect. Then finish with great fingers in the corner to a ledge with a two bolt anchor.
Start from the right hand side of a belay ledge. Climb a good crack starting with fingers and moving up in size through hands until you reach a roof. Then move left around the roof to the top.
Descend via a double rope rappel from the center of the gully.
The first pitch can be climbed and and rappelled with with a 70m rope (just right). A 60m might work with a bit of easy down climbing.
This is located on the opposite side of the gully from Black Beauty
. The route ascends a great looking, steep dihedral. It is also the fist dihedral right of the chimney in the back of the gully.
Nuts and small cams for the first pitch. I believe I placed two each from #5 down to #2 Metolius (ring locks down to tips).
A number 3 Metolius (or #0.5 Camalot) is essential crux protection.
Cams up through wide hands for the upper pitch.
I asked her if she thought the pitch was mellow to...
The left-side layback that immediately follows the...
Stef hits the right-side first layback mentioned i...
Stef hits the flip-flop layback section of Illusio...