A couple off-finger moves and face climbing lead past some softer rock to a shelf, pull past a bulging slot with fists to hands and into the sweet varnished left-facing dihedral above, stem, layback, and fingerlock up this sustained corner with mostly great fingers to a couple tipsy moves and a flared handjam at the anchor. A fine route for the grade, with great stone save for the one soft section at the start; with a bit of traffic this should become a popular line.
(1).3 (4).4 (3).5 (2).75 (1)#1,2,new 4 Camalots. Chain anchors.
On the far right side of the cliff, about 100' or so right of The Thing, but before the obvious Ansaid Tower. Obvious left-facing corner in dark varnish. There's a plaque.
The wide slot.
Hayden cleaning up the anchor. Planet Kauffman mil...
|By Jay Brown|
From: Aspen, Colorado
Apr 8, 2011
gee, thanks for all the info!