||Trad, Mixed, 5 pitches, 800', Grade III
|Original: ||M5 R [details]|
|FA: ||Troutman, Steven Van Sickle|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Page Views: ||634|
|Submitted By: ||Steven VanSickle on May 16, 2014|
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This is another scrappy Camp Bird, multi-pitch route. It has fun, steep, groove climbing with gear where you need it.
The route starts at the top of a snow cone in the steeper rock gully immediately left of "Negligent Behavior". Stem and pull on turf up the groove for 5 to 6 pitches. After the last crux at the top, coil ropes and hike up and left. Rappel off of trees down the buttress via fixed slings.
Bring a single set of cams from TCUs to #3 Camalot, a few pins, and a set of nuts.
BETA PHOTO: Routes are in red.
Trout arriving at the first belay.
"Rodent" leading pitch one.
By Jay 1975
May 17, 2014
Troutman! What up?!
By salmo trutta
Nov 3, 2014
This is a cool mixed voyage up natural grooves. The first ascent was done in a May snowstorm, which complimented the scrappy nature of the route. Be warned: protection on the upper pitches is limited, and the climbing is thought provoking throughout. As with all routes in this area, be ready to run it out.