Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: Tony Yaniro and Ron Carson, 1983
Page Views: 2,344 total · 11/month
Shared By: C Miller on Dec 31, 2001
Admins: C Miller, Greg Opland, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

This excellent route climbs the southwest arete of a giant boulder on high-quality stone. Not really a sport route, but reasonably well-protected with technical and balancy moves up an arete that steepens and curves right near the top. A progressive route back when it was first done this is still a worthy tick if in the area.

Protection

4 bolts, anchors (all 3/8")

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C Miller
CA
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C Miller   CA  
  5.12a
Short but high quality - 4 out of 5 stars. Nov 5, 2003
RTM
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RTM  
  5.12a
Classic arete-style barndoor crux: Hug the arete with the right hand and deadpoint a small edge with the left. Have the belayer pay out a little extra slack to avoid swinging into the arete. A tad heady to the anchors! Some may want to stickclip the 1st bolt. Feb 25, 2010
Choncho  
Great route and manageable difficulty. Jan 29, 2018