The Norseman [Suggest Change]
Avg: 3 from 1 vote
|Type:||Sport, 60 ft|
|Page Views:||959 total · 8/month|
|Shared By:||peachy spohn on Jul 15, 2008|
|Admins:||Nate Ball, Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick|
Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closure Details
Access Issue: Closure for Peregrine Falcon Nesting Details
The south face of Beacon Rock is closed for all technical rock climbing every year from Feb. 1 - July 15 due to peregrine falcon nesting. The south side climber's access trail also is closed for all access during this time.
Description [Suggest Change]
This route ascends up the buttress on the right side of Big Ledge. The crux comes just a few bolts below the anchors and involves tension moves around the corner. Yet, the route has a difficult section above the second bolt too. The position is amazing and the bolts are just far enough apart to keep you on your toes. . With more ascents this already quality climb could be amazing
Location [Suggest Change]
The best way to approach The Norseman is to climb either Free For All into Dod's Jam, or just Dod's Jam. Once you reach the Big Ledge, above the tree pitch on Dod's Jam, look for the bolted climb on the right buttress/arete of the ledge system.
Protection [Suggest Change]
Bolts. The first 15-20 feet takes small cams or nuts.
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