Type: Sport, 55 ft (17 m)
FA: Cam Burns, Mike Schillaci
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Shared By: Jason Halladay on Apr 3, 2007
Admins: Jason Halladay, Mike Hoskins, Anna Brown

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Very nice arete route with hard, thin moves down low to more enjoyable climbing above on the arete. Hit a neat mono to undercling next to the second bolt in a pocket that feels really sharp if you use more than one finger and crank to a good ledge on the arete. Stay on the arete using nice holds on both sides of the arete to the anchor. The route tends to be dirty after big storms as it is a natural run-off line during rain storms.
While it's rated 5.11b, it's not nearly as sustained nor difficult as other classic White Rock arete routes like Wailing Banshees or Flesh-Eating Gnats.

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The first prominent bolted arete line you'll find when you climb up on the lower boulder/wall. (That's not a great sentence but it'll make sense when you're down there. I think.) Shown as route number 5 on the Overlook route topo photo. Accessed by the easy scrambling on top of the Lower Buttress.

Protection Suggest change

6 bolts to bolted anchor. All of the hangers and most of the bolts on the route have been replaced between 2012 and 2013.