West Face (Aid)
Avg: 3.3 from 20 votes
|Type:||Trad, Aid, 400 ft, 3 pitches, Grade II|
|FA:||Dean Caldwell, Byron Babcock & Bill Lentsch - 1962|
|Page Views:||7,862 total · 55/month|
|Shared By:||corvegas on May 14, 2006|
|Admins:||Micah Klesick, Nate Ball|
DescriptionThis climb also goes free at 5.12a A1.
P1 - C1+ or 12a A0- Start on the western point of the monkey at a 5 bolt bolt ladder. Then aid the crack at C1, cam hooks and offset nuts are usefull here, clip a few more bolts, then mantel onto ledge. 3 bolt Anchor at small ledge.
P2 - A1 - Aid the bolts to sling belay.
P3 - easy 5th C1 or 5.12a - Aid more bolts to a scramble into the big west face cave.
P4 - 5.4 C1 or 5.11B - Aid out of the cave on bolts to some free to the summit.
Descent: Rap down to the nose boulder then one double rope to ground.
Note: Pitches 2 & 3 can be linked with 60M ropes. This climb also goes free at 5.12a, except for P2.