Secret Agent Dward
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The first pitch is easy and well protected. It follows interesting features on great rock up a low angle slab. The second pitch is also, now, well protected. It is a grade harder and follows a line of bolts up to a nice ledge. At the ledge head left past 2 bolts and one peice of gear(I put in a pink Tri Cam but I think a .5 C4 woud work) to the p2 anchor of Costa Rica(you will want a long sling on that last peice). The 3rd pitch takes the obvious line up to another 2 bolt anchor but is overgrown and run out.
30 or40' right of Costa Rica (p1) (see Reid guide)
7 or 8 bolts to a bolted anchor for the first 2 pitches plus a peice of gear. 3rd pitch needs gear.
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From: sf ca
Mar 11, 2010
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b
Great climbing on perfect rock, a very good and well protected slab climb.
P2 starts with a little run after the 2nd bolt but on easy terrain.
From: San Jose
Apr 21, 2011
P1 is so good.
On P2 I had doubt where to go after bolt N4, since I can not see where route goes. Or if it fininished or unfinished project. I wish this bolt have a written note "Go up and right for 20 feet and you'll see the anchor."
Jan 7, 2012
FA: Dave Horn, Ed V., Jeff Scheuerell, 1995?
|By Jeff Scheuerell|
Apr 11, 2012
If you follow the bolts straight up past the big ledge you will need gear for the crack as well as a gear anchor. Also you will need to climb the next pitch(5.10a), which is mixed as well and run out, to get to a bolted rap station. From there you can do 2 double rope raps to climbers left.