Type: Sport
FA: unknown
Page Views: 1,602 total · 7/month
Shared By: Richard M. Wright on Nov 19, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Shortly before the drainage enters the main canyon from the right at Captain America is a cluster of slightly longer than average routes. Persephone is one of this cluster and is interesting inasmuch as it climbs to something of a distinct "peak" (right, peak bagging at Penitente). Typified by thin edges and a few shallow pockets, Persephone kicks up enjoyable moves on excellent stone. Climbing is largely continouous with no single move uniquely difficult, while most of the moves tick in at 5.10/5.11. Worth a deuce for the stone, the continuity, the rationale pro, and the "peak".

Protection

Seven or eight draws and a rope.

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