Type: Trad, 60 ft, 3 pitches
FA: Ants Leemets and Jim Andress (1963). FFA Ants Leemets (1964)
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Shared By: Tim Schafstall on Apr 24, 2008
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Access Issue: Tree Preservation and Rappeling Details

Description

Harder if short. Williams' Guide says P2 is dirt but P3 is nice. Almost everyone raps after P1, and many use this climb to set up a TR on The Sting.

P1: Lean across the gap from the large block to the main face and try to get in that good cam. Step onto the face and climb the corner (crux, small wires) to its top, then diagonal up and right past a small overhang to a rap station. You can also traverse left after the corner to the fixed gear anchor atop The Sting.

P3: From the obvious rap tree atop Airy Aria, walk climber's right 20', until you emerge from the large overhang that's just five to six feet off the ground. You will see a clean, right facing corner (crux) capped with an overhang. When you get to the top, escape left on great holds, then climb straight up to the top of the cliff. From here, it's a quick walk back down climber's left to the GT ledge and the Airy Aria rap tree (which requires two ropes to reach the ground).

Location

Lisa climbs the left-facing corner just right of the blank-looking white face with widely spaced horizontals The Sting.

Protection

Standard Gunks rack + little wires

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