This wall is in the shade until the late afternoon, and trees keep much of it shady even later. The left side of this wall has some of the steepest climbing at Flagstone.
When the approach trail reaches the rock, turn left and hike uphill until the wall suddenly turns overhanging. You will be hiking right along the base of the rock until the very end, when an easy-to-miss trail switchbacks to the left away from the rock and back. If you miss it, you can scramble up the slab instead.
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Joy Luck Club 5.12a Sport, 1 pitch, 70 feet
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Joy Luck Club 5.12a OR : Flagstone : North Wall
After a short slab and bulge, launch into a relentless overhang, traversing right (crux?) about six bolts up. The first half features relatively straightforward reaches between good underclings and sidepulls, while the second half has far more holds to choose between, making it easy to get off track. Savor any holds you can pull down on, because there aren't many of them!There is an optional 5.7 second pitch that tops out....[more] Browse More Classics in OR