Type: Trad, 2000 ft, 9 pitches, Grade III
FA: Paul Ross, Layne Potter (alt leads) Nov 4th, 2002
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Shared By: USBRIT Ross on Jun 3, 2008
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Description

This is the longest route on the Eastern Reef apart from the Traverse of the Great White Wall
P1) Climb the open slab that has a dark brown hanging slab at its top. 200' 5.4
P2).Drop down to the left then follow the edge of the slab. 200' 5.4.
P3)Continue up the edge. 200' 5.5
P4)Move belay about 50'to the left to the foot of a chimney slot. Climb slab and crack then cross over righ to lower slab that's left of a wide crack. Climb over the step and belay near a large flake.200' 5.6.
P5).Straight up the edge of the slab to a small spike belay.200' 5.4. P6). Up the notch then to a ledge with boulders. 200' 5.4.
P7). Straight up.200' 5.0
P8).Continue. 200'5.0 P9).400' of 4th class to a fine summit.

Descend slabs to the south (4th class) to the notch then north down more slabs and gully. At one point about midway when the descent gets steep find a slot crack out to the left,which makes the descent easier.The descent takes about an hour or more.

Location

Drive about 2 miles from the I.70 entrance to a pull off just before a wash on the right. Walk about 10 mins to Little Spotted Wolf Canton.Walk through SWC just passed the Triangle slab of Dark Side etc to a long broken ridge on the left. Scramble up below the ridge for about 200'to the foot of a clean open slab.Cairn

Protection

Friends: #.05 to #3 Mostly for natural belays. Slings .One 200'rope

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