Avg: 2 from 112 votes
|Type:||Trad, 130 ft, 2 pitches|
|FA:||Hans Kraus and Bonnie Prudden, 1953|
|Page Views:||4,743 total · 33/month|
|Shared By:||Adam Catalano on Apr 3, 2006|
DescriptionAn easy face climb, passing many horizontals.
Approach: Use the access trail that heads up just where there Stairmaster reaches the Carriage Trail, a 4-minute walk from the Uberfall. At the cliff, walk left and locate Arch, a prominent rock arch above the East Trapps Connector Trail. Ribs starts at the prominent, hanging arete well below the right side of the arch.
P1: Gain the large arete from the side, then traverse over to the middle of the face on the right. Climb nearly a straight line up to the GT ledge, with one or two overhang moves just before the finish. 5.5, 130'. You can also stop at the bolted rap station at 80'; this is a common toproping spot for beginners and guided groups.
Descent: There are bolted rap stations at both 80' and the GT ledge.