Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Ken Kisiel, Dennis Newell, and Scott Beguin FFA: Josh Smith
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Shared By: Wa3lt on Nov 26, 2006
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This route was first freed using traditional gear placements for the first 25 feet. Later, the FA party allowed bolts to be added to this otherwise R-rated section. The route is sustained, tricky, and thin throughout - bring your crimping fingers and be ready to keep your eyes on your feet!


Located to the left of Early Arete.


8 bolts, 2 bolt anchor


Morrison, CO
Monomaniac   Morrison, CO  
Pretty heinous hand-jamming at the start, and some hard-core stemming throughout. This things kinda schizophrenic--not sure if its a splitter crack, a dihedral, an arete, or a thin face. Apr 16, 2007
Scott Beguin
Santa Fe, NM
Scott Beguin   Santa Fe, NM
First Ascent Party was Ken Kisiel, Dennis Newell, and Scott Beguin, before it was retrobolted by team Bradshaw by approval of the first ascensionists. I believe Josh Smith bagged the first free ascent after bolts were added. Aug 14, 2007
Josh Smith  
Not that it matters, but I did it before the bolts went in. Spicy. Good route, and better now that it's better protected. Jun 23, 2008