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Kevin Brandford, route setter extraordinaire, in a...
P1 .12a/b Start by climbing up to the chimney of Sandman, then begin to traverse to the right to a piton, clip a LONG runner to prevent rope drag. Turn the corner and work your way to the crack that goes up the spire. This face climbing is the crux and is protected by drilled pins. Work your way up the beautiful crack passing a couple of pins higher to the belay. Stoppers and #1-#2 Friends protect the crack nicely.
P2 .11a, Climb the face above following the pins, then traverse to the right to gain a flake then clip the last pin and on to the top.
Rap with 2 ropes from the anchor.
Start about 60 feet to the left of West Point Crack.
Medium & large stoppers, a few cams 0.75-2.
Chris Barlow on the "Korner".
Chris Barlow smooths through the crux.
Richard leading Kor's Korner circa 1986.
|By Allen Hill|
From: FIve Points, Colorado and Pine
Sep 22, 2010
Kor actually didn't climb this. He's perplexed as anyone why it bares his name.
|By Logan Berndt|
From: Colorado Springs
Oct 27, 2011
Excellent and exposed aid line!