Home - Destinations - iPhone/Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New
Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
1) Western Front
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
All Quiet on Western Front 
Baby's on Fire 
Barbies are Buddhas Too 
Burgein' on the Ridiculous 
Chicken Pox 
Fight or Flight 
Grand Parade 
Guys and Dolls 
If 6 were 9 
Kind of Blue 
Luna Tick 
Moondance 
Near Horizon 
Newton Pippin 
Northern Spy 
Opti-Mystic 
Out of Mind 
Out of Sight 
Scarred for Life 
Send in the Clowns 
Tenacious D 
Toss of a Lemon 
Up In Arms 
ZERO POINT 
Unsorted Routes:

Opti-Mystic 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: 
Season: Year- round
Page Views: 174
Submitted By: Sean Speegle on Jan 9, 2011
Good Page? 0 people like this page. Your opinion:   

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (2)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
BETA PHOTO: Opti-Mystic area

Description 

downright wonderful


Location 

the trail leads right past it


Protection 

10 bolts (hangers)



Comments on Opti-Mystic Add Comment
Show which comments
By applewood
From: Tonasket, WA
May 26, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

OPTI-MYSTIC 5.9 *** (90) F(11b)
A fine direct line up the left upper face (directly below the prominent Ponderosa pine). Follow the bolts through a variety of interesting moves on the lower face, stay left of the big ledge and on through an exciting bulge (keep optimistic...) to the easier but delightful upper section and 2 cold shut anchors on top. (There are two cruxes, passing the third and sixth bolts.) FA 10/08

This is the second route from the left side on the Upper WF Wall.

By applewood
From: Tonasket, WA
Aug 24, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

The best route on the Western Front just got better! The middle section now goes directly up left of the big bushy ledge (which it used to detour onto). An extra bolt has been added, and one moved over a bit. The route is now more sustained, safer and a bit harder (solid 5.9 now, not 9 minus). The new upper crux involves a tricky hidden hold, easy if you find it, desperate if you don't....

There is also now a backup bolt above the cold shut top anchors.