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Start between Working Man and Blackman's Burden, at a solid, left-facing flake that curves up and right. As the flake ends, move up a short face (crux) to the shallow dihedral. Stem and jam the dihedral to the anchors.
Nice moves, good rock, and only one relatively sharp hold near the crux. Almost a candidate for three stars.
7 bolts to anchors.
One last climb of the day on the grand route, The ...
|Comments on The Alignment
|By Larry Shaw|
Sep 4, 2004
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b
Route was very pumpy around the second and third bolts.
From: Westminster, CO
Mar 23, 2008
Pumpy and technical all the way to the flake where it backs off. I nearly got blown off this route from strong winds the day I sent. Luckily I tucked myself into the corner and waited it out. Super cool line.
|By Ben Cassedy|
From: Denver, CO
Nov 21, 2010
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b
Super fun. Makes for a great companion route with the 10c to the left (Three-Quarter Ton?) Both comparable in difficulty but totally different style. I had an easier time on this one while my partner had an easier time on Three-Quarter Ton.