|Type:||Trad, 1 pitch, 95'|
|Consensus:||YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]|
|Submitted By:||John Fatseas on May 29, 2011|
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By Andy Weinmann
From: Alexandria, VA
Aug 23, 2011
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Fun route that will benefit from more traffic. If you're on the Alcoa Ledge, don't want to do Aloca Presents or the end of Conn's East then you should do this route. The description here is vague though. Start basically right next to Alcoa Presents and follow the cracks up to an overhanging ramp that goes out right. Follow the ramp to an alcove with some loose rock (careful!). Pull out of the alcove to the left and follow a crack system to the stump of an old pine tree. Now you have two options: 1.) continuing left past the pine is 5.6 and you will join with the top of Alcoa Presents and finish up. OR 2.) go straight up following a vertical crack system and top out about 5-10 feet to the right of the Alcoa Presents anchor.
Def recommend the 5.7 variation that goes straight up from the stump of the old pine tree following the crack.