The Great Chasm
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Routes in The Great Chasm
|Great Chasm, The S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Type:||Sport, 300 ft, 3 pitches|
|Page Views:||14,375 total, 109/month|
|Shared By:||Jason Stevens on Jan 30, 2007|
|Admins:||Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq|
DescriptionPitch 1: Start on the arete and climb a FULL 60M to anchors on the ledge. (20 bolts, bring long draws to reduce rope drag).
Pitch 2: Move right 40' to a pod with anchors.
Pitch 3: Ascend the wall above (crux) to anchors on the left at a small outcropping. Continue to the summit and sign the register.
LocationApproach: The trail to the base of the route is about 40 yards before you come to the Matrix. The route is on the south side of the drainage, or left of the drainage if you are facing up-canyon. If you go too far and arrive at the Matrix, the route is behind you and slightly down-canyon. The route starts on the obvious arete left of the Raspberry/Fern filled gully.
Descent: You can rap the route with a single 60M rope. From the anchors at the end of P3, rap 30' past the pod (end of P2) to anchors on the right. They are found above a small shelf. From there it is another 30M to the top of the fern/raspberry filled gully.