Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Mill Creek (Sport Boulder)
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Big Red Spider S 
Drowning Pool S 
Oso Smokey S 
Spider Baby S 
Spillway S 
Strainer S 
Undertow S 

Oso Smokey 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: (TR) Tyler Logan, Loren Scott & Chuck Scott, 1995, FL: Tyler Logan & Chris Miller, June 1997
Page Views: 397
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Mar 9, 2007

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (4)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]

Description 

This route is a powerful undertaking, with its distinct crux at the top.

The first 1/3 is easy enough. The middle section involves nice technical climbing up the arete, after which a good resting spot is reached. The last 1/3 of the climb is powerful, and requires determination to pass the last bolt and continue to the anchors.

A nice climb.

Location 

Rightmost route on the East Face

Protection 

5 bolts, 2 ring anchors


Comments on Oso Smokey Add Comment
Show which comments
By C Miller
Administrator
Mar 9, 2007
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

An area classic with technical moves and a distinct crux after the fourth bolt. The other side of the arete is bolted as well and goes at 5.12c.
By Tyler Logan
From: Mammoth Lakes, CA
Mar 27, 2008
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

I think this route would be more classic if the squeeze job to the left hadn't been forced, especially since it will probably see virtually NO ascents, ever.