On a Wing and a Prayer
Avg: 4 from 1 vote
Routes in G Crags
|A Frayed Not T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Baggage T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c X|
|By the Seat of Your Pants T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Holey Ghost, The T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Middle Finger T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b|
|Mitten, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|On a Wing and a Prayer T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R|
|Reef Knot T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R|
|Slab family Ross and Son. T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|Thumb, The T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c|
|Type:||Trad, 780 ft, 4 pitches, Grade III|
|FA:||Paul Ross, Marea Ross, 18th Sept 2006|
|Page Views:||102 total, 1/month|
|Shared By:||USBRIT Ross on Sep 19, 2006|
|Admins:||Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq|
DescriptionTakes a direct Line between "Reef Knot" and "By the Seat of Your Pants".Start at the lowest point of the slab above the bushes in the wash between the two waves.P3 gives excellent sustained slab climbing.
P1)Straight up easy slab and shallow groove/crack to cam anchors.190'5.3.
P2)Continue up obvious shallow groove to double anchors above a dark colored slab.190'5.5.
P3)Straight up the steepening slab past 4 bolts(go slightly right at the third bolt) . Then up to double anchors below an easy angled slab. 180' 5.9+R
P4) Directly up easy slab to double anchors. 220'5.2. From here one can 4th class about 400' to the summit of the slab . Register in small cairn on summit.
Descend the Route .