Avg: 2.6 from 19 votes
|Type:||Trad, 150 ft|
|FA:||Jeff Baldwin, 2000|
|Page Views:||311 total · 2/month|
|Shared By:||John Steiger on Apr 18, 2008|
|Admins:||Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq|
On the slabby face 25 or so feet left of Skyscraper is a line of 8 bolts with (fading) painted hangers. The first 5 are widely spaced, but there is good protection to be had in incipient cracks and horizontals. The crux section is short and well protected, around the 4th bolt if I remember right. The route veers close to Skyscraper mid-way, but it's a good line -- about as good as they get on the Upper S Curve. NB- Date of FA from Calderone's 2017 BCC guide, which rates this as 5.9+.
A 70m rope will get you down from good bolts on top. I don't think a 60m rope will do it, which would mean walking off to the west.