Feb 22, 2009
“The Gorge of Despair, Kings Canyon National Park. A 6,500' climb over the Monarch Divide, followed by a 1,400' cross-country decent, is the approach for the long "hogback" called the Cobra. The sunny face to ridge is 5.9. The steep, shady, face has a route with two pitches of 5.11 perfection.