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Long Walk Off Of a Short Pier 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: unknown
Season: any, probably gets mid-mo
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Submitted By: Tony B on Apr 3, 2006

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Dalon getting ready to clip bolt 2; the first bolt...

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This climb is out at the end of the pier and out of site until you climb out onto the sloping ledge (careful!).
From there, climb up and left for a few moves, then up and right past protection bolts to the top anchor. Rap off to reach the base of the climb again.


If you were to take a long walk off of the short pier, you'd fall right past this route.
To approach it from the base, however, you would walk down the gully left of the pier (north) and out around the end to belay below it on a big sloping ledge.


Several (8?) good bolts to a 2-bolt anchor.

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By 46and2
From: Las Vegas, NV
Sep 8, 2006
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

Fantastic route but be careful on the sloping belay ledge. The first bolt is super easy to clip and a good thing due to the belay ledge. The perfect warm-up for the Pier routes.
By rex parker
From: las vegas n.v
Sep 24, 2006
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

yeah good warm up for the rest of the pier fun little climb, worth doing if your out that area
By Sol Cantwell
Apr 19, 2010

Because you start about 40 feet off the canyon floor it feels like you are really high. Fun and a little oddly exposed. Good warm up.
By Joseph Stover
From: Batesville, AR
Mar 16, 2011
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

This is a high quality 5.9; steep start and good moves on good edges. I highly reccomend it, even if you can't climb the harder stuff at the pier, this route is worth the walk in, although a bit short.
By Patrick R. M.
From: Henderson, Nevada
Aug 24, 2014
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

Some flexy flakes and edges. Tread lightly!

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