|Type:||Trad, 1 pitch, 90'|
|Original:||YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]|
|Submitted By:||Tony B on Sep 24, 2006|
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By R. Wilson
Aug 23, 2010
The new (and wonderful) Haas guidebook calls this 10a (I think). Also, the webbing (as described in Haas) is no longer around (except for a crusty yellow piece stuck under the chockstone) and there is an old, sunbaked cordelette just laying around... not much to count on up there.
My partner and I would have slung something for the rappel, but you can easily downclimb the short upper east face to a healthy Ponderosa and scramble north to a gully from there... just skirt a bulge to the north of the summit and head on down. The exposure around this bulge convinced us that a down-lead was the best option. Anyway, you don't have to rappel to get down.
By Rich Kelly
Oct 21, 2014
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
|As of Oct 18, 2014 there is a sling w/2 biners around a large block to rappel off of to the base of this climb.|