5.7 YDS 5a French 15 Ewbanks V+ UIAA 13 ZA MVS 4b British
Avg: 3.2 from 44 votes
|Type:||Trad, 5 pitches|
|FA:||Royal Robbins, Steve Roper, 1969.|
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|Shared By:||Blitzo on Oct 19, 2006 · Updates|
|Admins:||Aron Quiter, Lurk Er, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes|
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50' west of where Main Ledge turns into a class 2 area. Climb up 20 feet of fourth class to a steep wall and belay.
Wander up the wall until a gully is reached, step left and climb to a belay in a bowl.
Wander up to the Slash. Many variations lead to the top.
P1 (120 ft): climb toe of buttress to top of detached pillar with broken blocks. Belay at bolted anchors.
P2: go right off the belay (to avoid mantles) then angle back left and follow large flake, belay on pillar/small platform in chimney behind flake.
P3: exit chimney and transition to steep, exposed face on right, climb through dikes and thin flakes to large bowl and belay on right side.
P4: follow ramp on far (left) side of bowl, angling up and left, belay on large ledge with broken blocks.
P5: go straight up and angle slightly right, awesome exposed finishing moves through fist/off-hands crack, belay on bench.
Scramble to the top.