Avg: 4 from 2 votes
|Type:||Trad, 170 ft (52 m), 2 pitches|
|FA:||M Hackworth, T. Andriakos, R. Martin, 1986|
|Page Views:||1,900 total · 11/month|
|Shared By:||Tony B on Nov 28, 2006|
|Admins:||Shirtless Mike, saxfiend, DrRockso, Billy Simek|
Follow existing trails and climb using removable protection or in climbing areas with existing approved fixed anchors or bolts. Development of any new rock climbing, bouldering or rappelling areas and development of any climbing routes involving the permanent installation of new fixed anchors or new trail construction requires prior Forest Service authorization.
Start with "Grunt" for the most consistent start and belay at the base of this line on the ledge if you protected just before the traverse. If you did not protect just before the traverse and put a monster-long sling on your last piece and intend to do the same with your next, you may simply continue...
Climb up the bright orange corner on the available face holds and flake, protecting when possible and as often as possible to account for the possibility of pulling some gear. Continue to a ledge with a belay tree and belay. Alternately, continue to the top over an unprotected roof.
The most recent book documents the FA of the alternate finish to be by Tom Kwasny. Although it is presently undocumented, I believe that his partner on that affair was Eric Pinkston.