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This towering highball attracts a lot of attention due to its prominent position at the entrance of Area A. It also demands a great deal of respect. The grade is a bit misleading, as this is not your typical V0. The crux comes right at the top, with extremely insecure moves on slopers and lichen-covered ripples. Fortunately the lower half of the problem is pretty trivial, so if smearing ropeless 20’ off the deck is not your idea of fun, its quite possible to down-climb before entering the guaranteed-paralysis-if-you-fall zone.
Pass through a cleft between boulders, immediately after passing the problem “Bierstadt”. Once through the cleft, make a hard right, take two steps, and you are there. Timeline heads up to the obvious, left-leaning, open book high on the face.
As many pads as you can find, brass balls, a stretcher, and a few people to carry it. The landing is flat.