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Routes in Ridge 2

Arete Funicello S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Bladerunner S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Dixie Rising T,S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
Dry Heave T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R
Haul Off and Heave T,S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
Heave Ho T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Krack-a-Toe-ah (submitted as Safecracker) T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Mouth of the South T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Move Like a Stud T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Slab Left S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Slab Right S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sleeping Digit T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
South of the Mouth T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Sportin' a Woodie S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
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Type: Sport, 55 ft
FA: Fortner, Birch Collins, 1989
Page Views: 89 total · 1/month
Shared By: Tony B on Sep 11, 2004
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Ridge two has two sections, the small lower section with 7 known routes, and the upper section, which bears at least 25. A long section of short rock separates them.

Approach the R2 slab by reaching R2, then go up the ridge (West) past he short section. You will come to a solid slab bearing two bolted lines. Believe it or not, they chose to name the right-most of the two routes on this slab "Slab Right."

From the ground, 3 bolts will be immediately visible. These lead to the top of the ridge where one can traverse on moderate moves (5.5?) to the left to reach the shared anchors (opens) for the two slab routes. Upon closer inspection, standing back, you may be able to see the bottom fixed pin, which is just above the steep funky start to this route (see gear note).

Climb it. The 2* rating for this climb is a local rating. In other areas, it would not be that good due to its meager 17m of height. It is good stone and good moves though; were it 100' tall, it could have been a classic pitch.

Protection

One pin and 3 bolts to a set of cold "opens" (open coldshuts). Any biner clipped to the bottom pin would be loaded severely across and edge in a fall. Considered it suspect or thread the pin with a sling or use a steel rapidlink. The moves here are ~ 5.8.

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