Home - Destinations - iPhone/Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New
Login with Facebook
Killer Cave
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Action Candy 
After the Gold Rush 
Back-up Binkie 
Black Dynamite 
Blood Line 
Blue Moon 
Brown Trout 
Bush Doctor 
Busload of Faith 
Cartoon Graveyard 
Come Home Curly 
Deadman's Reach 
Elmo's Fish 
Endeavor to Persevere 
Firecracker Kid 
Full Moon 
Global Warm-Up 
Harvest Moon 
King of Hearts 
Mr. Majestyk 
One Love 
Pitch Black 
Pocket Kalkulator 
Ring of Fire 
Sam I Am 
Second Hand Nova 
Sign of the Times (First Pitch) 
Sign of the Times (pitch 2) 
Sister Ray 
Spook Eyes 
Successor, The 
Sun Spot 
Sweet Bro 
Throne, The 
To the Moon, Alice 
Urchin, The 

To the Moon, Alice 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6b

Type:  Sport, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6b [details]
Page Views: 158
Submitted By: Monomaniac on Mar 30, 2010
Good Page? 0 people like this page. Your opinion:   

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (1)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
To The Moon Alice! sits high above the left side o...


This route is one of the extensions to "Blue Moon", and departs from its anchor.

The route has some great moves and excellent rock. Unfortuantely they are both guarded by a 10' band of heinous choss that is held together by a mixture of rat feces and swallow's nest. This would merit a bomb if the upper bit weren't so much better. Still, best to avoid this until you are truly desparate for something new, and definitely do not climb it on a crowded day. It may be possible to traverse in from "Cutthroat" to avoid the choss band.

Warm up on Blue Moon's greasy slopers, then carefully move left onto the choss-coverd ledge for a brief rest. This is a good place to re-consider your route choice one last time. Once the belayer's helmet is secure, head straight up the wall to the sketchy horizontal break. Clip a dubious bolt at the lip, then mantel onto the nice flowstone panel. A few comfortized pockets lead up the multi-colored slab that slowly steepens, culminating in a pumpy crux just before reaching the finger crack on the left.


Heads straight up from the top of Blue Moon.


Bolts, helmet, 2BA above 1st & 2nd pitches. A double lower will be required to reach the ground. Tie a knot in the end of your rope.

Photos of To the Moon, Alice Slideshow Add Photo
Comments on To the Moon, Alice Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -