|Consensus:||YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]|
|Submitted By:||Zach Wahrer on Jan 23, 2011|
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By Alpinisto Outdoors
From: Tucson, AZ
Sep 22, 2012
I just went to Mirage wall for the first time yesterday. I have always seen it from the Buzzard's Roost area and always wanted to check it out. While I got my butt kicked on just about every climb I still enjoyed a few of the cracks.
My question is about "Rotten Corner." I agree that it's a pretty fun climb with cool stemming and interesting movement. Has anyone linked the left arching crack to the left of the climb to Rotten Corner? I did this yesterday, traversed the left arching crack then continued up the corner. Added some length (and difficulty in my opinion) but also added a lot of rope drag.
Second question. Where the hell do you build an anchor? I ended up climbing down the backside then walking to the climber's left and using the tree as an anchor (bad practice out there I know but I saw nowhere else to build a solid anchor so I could lower and my second could clean the gear. He then walked off). Thanks!!