Type: Sport, 160 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Jay Smith, 1993
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Shared By: Salamanizer suchoski on Jul 2, 2007
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Climbs the Arete to the left of Hospital Corner. First pitch follows the beautifull orange arete through thin delicate moves to a bulge, then up dikes to a preplexing finish. One 60m rope will get you close to the ground. Carefull or you'll drop someone on the lower off. The second pitch climbs even thinner and more balancy moves past a few bolts to the anchor.

Location

To the left of Hospital Corner

Protection

9 draws.

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caughtinside
Oakland CA
  5.11c
caughtinside   Oakland CA
  5.11c
If you want to be sure to get down on one rap, use a 70m rope. Or, if you've got a 60, walk east on that ledge with the anchors 10 feet and rap off the Arctic Breeze anchors. Jul 3, 2007
Aron Quiter
Oakland, CA
Aron Quiter   Oakland, CA  
We rapped from the first set of anchors, and our 70mm rope JUST made it to the ground. Nov 7, 2010
Louis Mullerleile
Sacramento, California
  5.11c
Louis Mullerleile   Sacramento, California
  5.11c
A bold line. The second pitch has a strong beginning sequence, and eases up significantly after getting through the second bolt. Both pitches are excellent climbs with a variety of fun, delicate moves. I thought that the second pitch was easier than the first, and the supplemental pro on the second pitch is unnecessary(it is well bolted). Do both pitches for the full experience! Oct 7, 2014
Short Fall Sean
Flagstaff, AZ
Short Fall Sean   Flagstaff, AZ
2nd bolt is a bit loose, and it protects the crux. Maybe bring a wrench if you're heading up on this. Jul 18, 2016