Top Hat on the Rat.
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|Type: ||Trad, Aid, 2 pitches, 360 feet, Grade II|
|Consensus: ||5.10 C1- [details]|
|FA: ||Lance Bateman, Paul Ross|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Submitted By: ||USBRIT on May 11, 2010|
A)Curiosity Killed the Rat.5.9+. B)Rat Trap.5.10.C...
Starts up the pitch of Rat in the Hat and continues up the headwall by a 5.10 190' new pitch
P1).Climb the 5.9- pitch of Rat in the Hat. This climbs to a bolt at about 15' then straight up to another then trend right to a shallow groove that leads to the corner crack at the top of the pitch. 170'5.9-.
P2)Two aid bolts are used to climb the overhanging entry to a groove system . Follow this trending right at mid height ,then straight up following about 7 pro bolts with cam and stopper placements to the summit and register about 15' above the double bolt anchor. 190' 5.10.
Three finger Canyon.,on the Berghaus wall. See topo photo..
Cams. 3/4" to 4". two medium stoppers. Slings. Two 60m ropes
Lance on the first pitch .Note the corner crack ab...
Lance in the shallow groove above the two aid move...
Tele photo starting the second pitch. Photo. Dan M...
Lance at the top of the 190'5.10 pitch,Paul on the...
Photo taken from the 1000' of Fun area of Mike Ki...
Dogs cool off in the Three Fingers pool
Tele photo of the top 5.10 pitch on the first asce...