Type: Trad, 90 ft (27 m)
FA: Harrison, Stuberg, Brooks
Page Views: 832 total · 3/month
Shared By: pete cogan on May 30, 2003
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

You & This Route


10 Opinions
Your To-Do List: Add To-Do ·
Your Star Rating:
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating      Clear Rating
Your Difficulty Rating:
-none- Change
Your Ticks:Add New Tick
-none-
Use onX Backcountry to explore the terrain in 3D, view recent satellite imagery, and more. Now available in onX Backcountry Mobile apps! For more information see this post.
Warning Access Issue: 2023 Seasonal Closures - lifted DetailsDrop down

Description Suggest change

The Petit Bastille, Rossiter: "This is the long, low ridge, just south of the old railroad cut/Fowler Trail, behind The Bastille." Stand in front of the Lori J. Biehler bench and look East at the Petit Bastille. From the highest point, you'll see 2 obvious lines, one on the left side and one on the right. The line on the left is Plankton Stew.

Start in a right facing dihedral, climb right over the bulge or go right of it (crux), and then continue up the crack. The bulge was fun.

This is a mossy, licheny, occasionally loose route -- very different feel than most of the routes I've done in Eldo. If you're wondering whether the weather is going to hold, or if you've just walked off the Bastille and feel like something different, check it out.

Descent -- easy walk off East down the scree.

Protection Suggest change

Standard rack to #3 cam, mainly using smaller cams/TCUs. Bigger cams for the anchor.

Photos

loading