|Type:||Sport, 1 pitch, 50'|
|Consensus:||YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]|
|FA:||Mark Rolofson & Dan McQuade, 1987|
|Fixed Hardware:||2 Lead Bolts, 2 Belay Bolts [details]|
|Season:||trees block afternoon sun|
|Submitted By:||Ken Trout on Sep 22, 2010|
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By Wayne Crill
From: an Altered State
Mar 22, 2011
rating: 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Although rather short (yet not out of character for much of Eldo in that regard), this is a really enjoyable, semi-sustained and asthetic line with fun, gymnastic climbing.
Ken's description seems pretty right on, note that S. Levin, surprisingly, has the description wrong in the new Eldo guide. This route DOES NOT start to the left but does in fact begin on p1 of PC101 and then moves L onto the overhanging, double arete face.
Well protected and safe, it's surprising this is not a more popular pitch. It is also not as difficult as advertised. In comparison to other Eldorado climbs, it feels no more difficult that .12-.