Return of the Crocks
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|Type: ||Trad, 4 pitches, 630 feet, Grade II|
|FA: ||Paul Ross, Layne Potter (var leads)|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Submitted By: ||USBRIT on Mar 13, 2005|
Paul Ross on Pitch 2 on the traverse to the corner...
Return of the Crocks. II 5.8RStarts at the southern end of the Sinister Slab formation at the top of the talus wave. The third pitch is an obvious slim left facing corner in the center of the face.Cairn marks the start. Nice climbing good situations.
P1). Climb a shallow groove then up an easy slab to another larger groove to double anchors above a flake on the left. 190'5.2.
P2) Straight up to a 50'traverse right that leads to the foot of the left facing corner with double anchors. 150'5.4.
P3) Up the corner to anchors at its top. 130'5.6.
P4) The angle steepens. Climb to a bolt at 20' then runout up the slab to good ledge and anchors . 160'5.8R.
4th class from here about 800' to the summit of the slab.
Descent: 4th class to top of pitch 4 then 3 raps to the ground.
Cams: Friends from #1 to #3. Two 60 meter ropes.
Layne On Pitch 3
Paul Ross pitch 3
Paul Ross starting the steep slab of Pitch 4
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