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BETA PHOTO: Jon St. John climbing the second pitch of Tomato.
This fun little route starts with a short flake/left-facing corner to a belay ledge. From the belay ledge, head up a left-facing corning through increasingly challenging moves until it merges with Gunsight to South Peak, a 5.3 ramp that heads to the summit. Gunsight to South Peak can get kind of crowded.
This route is just left of the start for the popular Green Wall. There are a number of descent options from the summit, the most popular being the traffic jam chimney (named so for a reason!).
Bring a standard rack. You'll have to set up a gear belay at the end of the first pitch, and (if I remember right) at the top. Lots of great pro placements throughout this route.
We planned on Green Wall, and here I am thinking t...
|By Matt Desenberg|
From: Wells, Me
Mar 1, 2009
Great route. Good for a first 5.8, plenty of stances and opportunities for gear.