Avg: 2.5 from 71 votes
|Type:||Trad, Sport, 600 ft (182 m), 4 pitches|
|FA:||Bolts: Jim Campbell|
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|Shared By:||Aaron Hobson on Feb 27, 2006|
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Jokingly referred to as the "Overbolted," this route has a number of odd and poorly, very poorly, thought out belay stations as well as some useless bolts and other just plain whacked stuff. You may find yourself sitting below a pair of bolts just off the perfectly good ledge time and time again, but the climbing is good.
The entire route can be rappelled with a single rope, although it is faster to walk off or use double-rope rappels. Your first double rope rappel can take you to the Lunch Ledge, but this is not recommended. Stop at the bolts just above the Lunch Ledge, the ones you skipped when climbing. This is to avoid hanging up your rope. On the second rap skip Lunch Ledge and go to a pair of bolts just below it, also likely skipped on the way up. If you have a 70m rope, you can then rap all the way to the ground from here.
To walk off you will want your hiking shoes. Go east and stay north of the rocks all the way down to where they end. You will have to go back up some as you turn the east corner of the Checkerboard Wall. Walking is slower than rapping.