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This face climb is sandwiched between two prominent crack routes: Spring Cleaning and Major. A thin crux sequence leads to exciting and fun climbing up an arete. There are several rappel stations near the top of the climb.
3 bolts and perhaps a few pieces of gear
|By Nick Barczak|
Jun 15, 2009
Although you're not likely to travel to the south face for the sole purpose of climbing this route, it's a nice warm-up for the more difficult face climbing offered in the area. As it is, I can't climb 5.11 or 5.12 slab/face, so I found this to be a nice challenge in and of itself. The crux features balancy friction, without much in the way of small edges to pull on. Bolts are right where you need 'em.
|By Dave M Snyder|
From: Joshua Tree, CA
Apr 8, 2013
Very good description of the route - it could also read: memorable finish above the slab below and the previous 5/16" button and 1/4" bolt!