Type: Trad, 210 ft, 3 pitches
FA: Dick Williams, Ants Leemets, 1966
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Shared By: Guy H. on Feb 23, 2006
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Access Issue: Tree Preservation and Rappelling Details


The route gets its name from what a fall on pitch 2 would sound/feel like. The first pitch is worth doing at least once, but there is a very height-related move at the crux.

P1: Start 40' left of Strictly From Nowhere. There is an attractive-looking short face to the left of a shallow right-facing corner. Climb this face using small cams in horizontals for gear. There is a very reachy move at the top, before you pull onto the slab. Follow the slab (5.9-) up and right to a sling anchor (replaced 5/2011) in a hollow flake. 5.10a, 70'.

Rappel from here, or continue...

P2: Climb the corner, then angle up right to a white face and corner. Step up the corner to get high pro, then downclimb and traverse right around the arete (crux) onto a face and belay below an overhang. 5.9R, 70'.

P3: Angle up right and climb a notch through an overhang to the GT Ledge. 5.7, 60'.


Standard Rack, extra small cams.