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Here are some obvious lines around the top of [[106351352]].  Anyone know anything about them:  difficulty, rock quality, pro, etc.?<br>
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Based on Hill's guide and the [[106351352]] page, 'U' seems to be the typical finish of [[106351352]] but I could be wrong.  <br>
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[[106272107]] posted a related question on the [[106351352]] page.
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Bill Lawry
Feb 16, 2009
Here are some obvious lines around the top of Standard S Route. Anyone know anything about them: difficulty, rock quality, pro, etc.?

Based on Hill's guide and the Standard S Route page, 'U' seems to be the typical finish of Standard S Route but I could be wrong.

mtnrobb posted a related question on the Standard S Route page.  
Bill Lawry
New Mexico
Bill Lawry   New Mexico
Climbed the "W" line today with Howard Snell. This is entirely left of the original finish to Procrastination as described by Chris Wenker. At the same time, the upper part of it may share in the finish of Procrastination as shown in photos and topos in Hill's guide, 3rd Edition (i.e., pages 82, 84 & 86).

The line itself is about 400 feet long with mostly excellent rock. Maybe 5.7 or 5.8? There's a lot of grit and bushes in it. Still, I think it's a climb worth revisiting. (Note: some killer boulders still need to be cleaned at a point where the main crack ends on the left side of an overhanging feature - around 300 feet up the line.)

There was an old biner at the base of the line, half buried in dirt with a single stripe of old black tape. More generally, we were not the first ones up it. Anyone mind if we add the line to MP.com and give it a name?

9/15/2012: Posted the "W" line as Once In A Blue Moon Sep 1, 2012
Bill Lawry
New Mexico
Bill Lawry   New Mexico
Did line "X" today and added it in the description of Route 6; thanks for the hint about that Chris Wenker. Aug 19, 2012
Mick S
Utah
Mick S   Utah
Yes, Bill, the excellent photo that Chris posted is the exit I show in the guide. That may not be the original finish, but it is more direct. It's a nice last pitch, but the couple of pitches leading up to it are unpleasant.

As explained in the Procrastination description, there is another option that veers slightly right starting with pitch 8, to cleaner but somewhat runout climbing. Aug 17, 2012

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