Type: Trad, 300 ft, 3 pitches
FA: unknown
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Shared By: John J. Glime on Oct 5, 2002
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

This climb starts just around the corner to the right of Steort's Ridge and under the roof.

The climb follows the right side (north face)of Steorts Arete, climbing in the obvious dihedrals up faces and corners. In the Ruckman guidebook it shows 4 pitches, however, this depends on your rope length and comfort setting up belays. We climbed this in three. I don't recall each belay, however the first 3/4 of the climb is 5.5, with the last moves of the climb being the crux. You finish on the same ledge as Steort's Ridge.

The climb is a bit dirty and loose in spots, but it is worth climbing. There are definitely good sections of climbing. We ended up here because Steort's had a line, and it seemed like a good place to take a beginner. It was. If there are people on Steort's you will be climbing just to the right of them the whole way. It is a fun variation.

Protection

Standard trad rack

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