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When formed this route is truly pure ecstasy.
Levitation at it's finest.
The first pitch at 55m is unforgettable...
We didn't climb higher so I have no info for that.
Seemed to take a solid 1.5 hours of steady uphill movement to get there.
When formed it's easy to follow the trail.
Screws, depending on conditions you can sink 22cm, 17, and stubbies
Bolted 1/2 inch anchors at the top of the 55m pitch.
Part way up 1st pitch
2/3rd the way up
|Comments on Sendero Illuminoso
|By bob branscomb|
From: Lander, WY
Feb 3, 2011
You can continue up the chimney above the 1st pitch for a couple of steep, short steps, about 120m more with much snow. That's as far as I've gone. It's okay for easy mileage, but pretty anticlimatic after that wonderful first pitch.
|By J. Ivan Locke|
From: Taos, NM
Jan 12, 2012
Conditions as of 1.12.12. Very thin and likely a solo climb at this point (un-protectable).
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Submitted By: J. Ivan Locke on Jan 12, 2012