Up A Cliff Without a Ladder
Avg: 2.9 from 46 votes
|Type:||Trad, TR, 80 ft|
|FA:||Bret and Stuart Ruckman, and Gordon Douglass 1986|
|Page Views:||3,003 total · 18/month|
|Shared By:||Nathan Fisher on Jun 13, 2004|
|Admins:||Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq|
This climb is just left of the twin chimney/crack system. Initially start up the crack "Chimney Sweep" to the right of the climb. Then make your move out of the crack onto the face in time to clip the 1st bolt. Continue up past thin crimps, and very awkward body moves. Clip the second bolt and puzzle out the sequence to the pin. The hands are terrible for a couple of moves. Get past the pin, place a piece, and make your move up the incredibly smooth face devoid of any help. Well any help is kind of strong, but damn!!! That upper face is so smooth, then when you think you got it licked, reach up for the ledge above the chains.... and scream "falling!!", cause that ledge ain't any help. Fun climb, but what a pump.