|Type:||Trad, 1 pitch, 100'|
|Consensus:||YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]|
|FA:||Richard Rossiter and Lauri Werling, 2001|
|Submitted By:||shad O'Neel on Jul 25, 2003|
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By Ron Olsen
From: Boulder, CO
Oct 24, 2003
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
An interesting climb with a variety of moves.
I found the crux, exiting the hand crack onto the face above, to be considerably harder than 5.9.
Gear: Aliens and Camalots to #3 or #4.
Belay from the top and walk off left, past Tarot Wall, and back down the path to the start.
By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Jul 27, 2005
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
|5.9 seemed about on for what I did, and the crux was a high step, leaving the crack... however. Rather than go up through the tunnel which is presently jammed with a large rock and appears to be impassible, we traversed left under it and finished on Marquis De Sade. This was interesting and added a second crux, maybe 5.9+.|
By Squirming Coil
From: Morrison, CO
Jul 17, 2010
I believe if the crux is done correctly then it's a 5.9. But if your sequence is off, it becomes a lot harder. When I led it today, I was off and took two nice whips then pulled it. Later I TR'd it and walked up it. Fun climb!
I also skipped the tunnel due to the blocking blocks and finished on Marquis De Sade. That made for a real nice pull of the roof.