Avg: 2.5 from 37 votes
|Type:||Trad, Sport, 150 ft, 2 pitches|
|FA:||F.A Bo Johnston, Anthony Bilotti (1990) F.F.A Chad Suchoski (2006)|
|Page Views:||5,085 total · 36/month|
|Shared By:||Salamanizer suchoski on Oct 10, 2006|
|Admins:||Aron Quiter, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes|
This route starts about 40 ft to the left of the Pillar and goes between a break in the canopy of two trees, then up the steep central face of the Pagoda. There are anchors at 100 ft but the route continues to the top and can easily be done in one pitch. Pockets, crimps, mantles and route finding is the name of the game on this one. Going strait up is not always the easiest way to the next bolt. You can easily make this route much harder than the grade. The crux comes just off the belay anchors on the second pitch. A few moves later and you're back in the more moderate range. The first pitch is 5.7 and can be toproped from the anchors with a 60m rope. Though this route has been around for more than 15 years, it was just recently bolted in the summer of 06 and could use a little trafic to clean it up.
Decend by rappelling the route (huge potential for getting your rope stuck)or make a short rap down the back side on chain anchors.