Type: Trad, 70 ft
FA: Marion Hutchinson, Duane Raleigh 1982
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Shared By: Craig Childre on Dec 15, 2006
Admins: Drew Nevius

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Access Issue: Access is always an issue here. Details

Description

Climb the crack and exit left to bolt then climb the face.

Location

10 feet to the right of Foolish.

Protection

1st placement #1 Link-cam (estimated #1 BD), 2nd placement was a #2 BD, 3rd was a double placement of a #2 BDC3 and #1BDC3 (You can fit in a #.75 BD or possibly a #1 BD down around your waist in the last stance of the crack. 2-quickdraws for the 2 bolts, no anchors.

Safety Issue

If water is running down the streak to the right of Top Rope Route then most likely, when you turn the lip, it is slopey, and can be seriously slick. Before you know it, you could be burning rubber and sandpapering fingertips all the way down to the top of that hand crack 35' down the wall!

Falling notes: While whipping off this route a few times, escaping relatively unscathed. I found that once the rapid descent started, that skidding my feet trying to keep my hands off the wall seemed to work best to avoid the road rashed tips.

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