|Original:||YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]|
|Submitted By:||greg k on Jun 18, 2014|
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By Nate Ball
From: Portland, OR
Jul 10, 2016
For me, the only 5.10 move felt like the one getting off the mid-way ledge. This is protected by very thin gear that is hard to place. I ended up just "cheating" left to place it, then down-climbing to do the move. From there, the route wanders right along horizontals with cool pocket jugs. Once you snag the left-trending weakness, it's an easy ramble to the alcove below the head. Build a gear belay or continue left. This route is extremely difficult to clean on lower or rappel - recommended that someone follow it.
A fun extension would be to continue around the right side of the roof to the top of the Whale's Head.