Avg: 2.8 from 15 votes
|Type:||Trad, 500 ft, 5 pitches|
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|Shared By:||coreylee on Aug 18, 2008|
DescriptionPitch 1: 5.6 Follow the nice finger/hand crack up to a bolted anchor. Pass the anchor and head up the slab 7 meters until you reach another anchor. There is a bolt half way up the slab section, reducing the chance of a ground fall.
Pitch 2: 5.8 Following the thin flake to your right and up. You will encounter two pitons and two bolts in this section. Here a few smaller pieces will do you good. Very unstable flake in the last 1/3 of the pitch. Try to avoid stepping on at all costs.
Pitch 3: 5.6 At the anchors rock over, above the tree, to the natural crack line. Here it is super cruiser with plenty of opportunities to throw in gear.
Pitch 4: 5.8 44 meters of wonderful climbing. This is a great section of the climb offering great movement and beautiful rock. Follow the right facing crack to a cave area. Once your in the cave area you can clip a bolt, use a long runner, and traverse right. Here you are just below two amazing matching hand cracks. Follow this up 10 meters until you reach the mushroom head belay.
Pitch 5: 5.8 This section of the route starts with 7 meters of chimney climbing, hard to protect unless you have big gear, or look in the back of the chimney for better spots. Follow the chimney up until it thins out and you can get great hand jams. Following this section leads you to the East summit of the rock.