Type: Aid
FA: Keith Lober
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Shared By: paco on Dec 30, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

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Access Issue: Season raptor closures Details

Description

Located just down and to the right of Anaconda- the inital roof and crux of Rattler is quite rotten. However, the route as a whole is so stellar that I had to give it three stars. Since [you're] right off the ground the crux is a bit dangerous whether trying it clean or with stacked pins. Yikes! After the crux work your way up to the anchor linking steep thin cracks. And the 2nd pitch just before the anchor you end up aiding this amazing steep arete with nothing but air around you. Check this out!

Note: possible ground fall from rotten crux

Protection

5.8 C3 bring a standard clean aid rack with two of each cam from 00 TCUs to #3 Camalots, double set of stoppers, some RPs, slider nuts, tri cams and extra TCUs. The 1st belay has a nice new bolt and some other stuff. the next and last anchor is a strange fix of nuts and tricams that tend to come loose quite easily. Use your #2 and 3 Camalots here instead!

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