Mister Sol [Suggest Change]
Avg: 1.5 from 6 votes
|Type:||Trad, 65 ft|
|FA:||Deaun Schovajsa, Peter Hubbel, CT Traufield, late 1980s|
|Page Views:||91 total · 1/month|
|Shared By:||rob bauer on Jul 6, 2007|
|Admins:||Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac|
Description [Suggest Change]
Direct start is possible, but I suspect most folks angle in from the right and wire the bolt. Doesn't get done much judging from the friable flakes and the cleaning I did. I led up to the ledge and belayed from gear in a horizontal crack to watch the action. (The last bit to the top is maybe 15 feet of easy climbing.) It's probably 2 stars, but not worth the walk by itself. Good to do after CC.
Location [Suggest Change]
Mister Sol is the left most climb on the "South Face" (faces West, if you ask me) of Asshole Rock; maybe a minute's walk left from Cardiac Crack. It's a good looking, straight-up, thin crack with a hangerless bolt up off the deck, just right of the crack. Descent is a walk off down the slabs to the north (left) to a tree, then hard left through a cleft next to the wall brings you right to your pack.
Protection [Suggest Change]
Small to medium nuts and small cams; maybe up to a #1 Camalot works. Hubbel says up to 3 inches, but I didn't bring or use one. Definitely bring a wire to saddle the bolt (the nut is on it).