Fried Brains on Toast. II 5.9-R
Avg: 3 from 1 vote
|Type:||Trad, 530 ft, 3 pitches, Grade II|
|FA:||Paul Ross Layne Potter. 27th Aug 2008|
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|Shared By:||USBRIT Ross on Aug 31, 2008|
|Admins:||Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq|
DescriptionAs the name suggests the climb was on sighted in extreme heat (about 98f in the shade)Ultra desert heat climbing is a experience not to be missed !.
P1) From the gully traverse out right towards the bottom of the brown hole filled wall ,then follow the easy groove on its left to reach the ledge below the impressive big slab.Natural belay.160'5.4R.
P2) Six bolts protect this pitch that first trends up to the right then at about 140'up left to reach the start of a long diagonal groove/ledge.Double anchors.190'5.9-R.
P3) Directly above the belay is one bolt that protects a 5.8 move left to reach an 5.4 slab that is followed straight up (no pro on slab) to a short crack and double anchors just below a massive ledge system.180'5.8.....
Descent. Rap the route ,good tree anchor on final rap to ground.