Type: Trad, TR, 60 ft (18 m)
FA: unknown
Page Views: 2,898 total · 14/month
Shared By: Kayte Knower on Aug 19, 2005
Admins: Ian CB, Doug Hemken, James Schroeder, chris tregge

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Tarantula offers a left hand start into the same crack system as Gargantua. This route makes a great onsight proposition with nice rests and plenty of protection. The overhanging start throws the hardest moves soon off the ground, and the pumpy hand traverse that leads into the obvious crack is just as exciting. The thin crack above is as fun as it looks, but keep your shoes race-laced for the top out.


The lower crux is well protected by small wires and TCU's. Save a couple hand sized cams for the horizontal below the upper crux. Long slings at the bottom of the route and through the traverse make all the difference on the top out. The route is wonderfully protected.