Broemel's Route
5.8+ YDS 5b French 16 Ewbanks VI- UIAA 15 ZA HVS 4c British
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Type: | Trad, 100 ft (30 m) |
FA: | David Broemel, Steve Jones, Bill Smith - 1970s |
Page Views: | 2,031 total · 13/month |
Shared By: | saxfiend on Aug 6, 2007 |
Admins: | saxfiend, Brad "Stonyman" Killough |
Description
Broemel's is yet another nice choice from among a high concentration of quality routes in a small section of Sunset North (others include RJ Gold and Jefferson Airplane). The climbing is sustained and stiff for the grade, like so many other Sunset routes, but protection is plentiful.
Broemel's Route has a somewhat awkward roofy start on what the Dixie Cragger politely calls "suspect rock." This leads into a shallow flaring dihedral with a nice hand crack, followed by face climbing and a roof or two, then a headwall finale similar to Bill's Route. As with the other routes in this area, take a moment to relax and enjoy the view of the valley before you lower/rap.
Broemel's Route has a somewhat awkward roofy start on what the Dixie Cragger politely calls "suspect rock." This leads into a shallow flaring dihedral with a nice hand crack, followed by face climbing and a roof or two, then a headwall finale similar to Bill's Route. As with the other routes in this area, take a moment to relax and enjoy the view of the valley before you lower/rap.
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