Type: Trad, 100 ft
FA: Scott & Robin Erler, Paul Morrel - Aug 91
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Shared By: Chris Owen on Mar 5, 2006
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Just to the right of Razor's Edge - the nut/cam anchor has been replaced by bolts (a piteous trend). 5 bolts lead up sustained thin edging to connect with the finish of Razor's Edge.


Rappel off Razor's Edge.


5 bolts, bolted anchor


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The FA was by Scott and Robin Erler. Apr 30, 2009
This climb was a fun challenge. The crux for me was after clipping the first bolt to just before the third bolt; no single hardest move, it seemed to be continuous thin, razor-sharp moves. After that, the holds get bigger. The third bolt needs replacing, it is only partially inserted. I backed up the bolt with two small wires. The rest of the route was much easier, but the 5.9 hand/fist crack, where it joins "Razor's Edge" was a bit of a grunt.

The belay stations at the start and end were bolts and chains, no need for pro there. Jun 8, 2015
Chris Owen
Big Bear Lake
Chris Owen   Big Bear Lake  
No cams or nuts required for the anchors - duly noted in description. Thanks. Jun 10, 2015
Benjamin Chapman
Small Town, USA
Benjamin Chapman   Small Town, USA
A piteous trend indeed, Chris. A morally painful peccant piteous practice. Jun 22, 2015
Good moves, 3rd bolt still pulled out a bit but that's the easiest climbing, some cams needed for 5.9 crack finish. Dec 11, 2017