Second Hand Rose Arete
Avg: 3.5 from 143 votes
|Type:||Sport, 155 ft|
|FA:||Gary Geraths, Joyce Hesselgrave 1981|
|Page Views:||8,918 total · 47/month|
|Shared By:||Andrew Gram on Jul 17, 2002|
|Admins:||Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty|
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DescriptionMost of this very good route is only 5.5 or so. Just left of the Sharkstooth and the All Tuckered Out, look for a pod with crystals leading up to an appealing narrow ridge. Alternatively, there is a bolted variation on the face just left of the pod and black water streak.
Climb the face to the right at 5.6 to gain the ridge. The easy 5.5 ridge is one of the best pieces of climbing at Rushmore - fun, exposed, and very unique climbing. There are chains at the top now. A 60 meter line makes it to the ground.