(6) Bombs Away
Avg: 2 from 1 vote
Routes in Reef Rock on Mica Mt.
|(2) Short Story T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b|
|(1) J- Cubed T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|(3) Mystery Route T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a C1 PG13|
|(4) Supergoat and the Singing Sardines T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|(5) Cryptic Friction T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|(5a) MC Runner T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13|
|(6) Bombs Away T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|(7) Fiona's Feelin' Groovy T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Type:||Trad, 530 ft, 5 pitches|
|FA:||Asher Sussman, M.M., J.Do., J.Mw., 7/08|
|Page Views:||783 total, 7/month|
|Shared By:||JMayhew on Sep 19, 2008|
|Admins:||Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick|
Description1. Climb chimney 50 feet to an awkward exit move around a block. Belay off any of a number of big trees that you will also use as the last rap station. (5.7 50 ft.)
2. Straight above youll see a square roof. The next belay is on the ledge just right. Diagonal right past a sloping ledge to gain crack at small bulge. Follow this crack up to the right side of a small ledge. A fixed pin at the left end of the ledge can be backed up with small stoppers and a sling thru a tunnel. (5.8 110 ft.) [a 5.8 var. climbs face and cracks between this line and the main chimney.]
3. Stem and layback to the end of the crack where you can step right onto a ledge with a boulder and 2 bolts. (5.8 100 ft.)
4. Head right, crossing FFG, to a curving flake. Exit right when rock gets steep and gritty to short cracks that lead up past small tree. Look for a left diagonalling ramp that heads toward the long chimney and belay at 2 bolts just shy of the chimney (same as p. 3 belay of FFG). (5.7 150 ft.)
5. Diagonal up and right thru small cracks to huge ledge with 2 bolts. (5.6+ 120 ft.)
Descent: IF you have 60 M ropes, rap the route, skipping the pin belay at the top of pitch 2.
IF you have 50 M ropes, youll have to rig up a rap at the pin belay or on pitch #2 somewhere.
It is possible to walk off way right along ledges and down thru brushy gullies to the base of the climb.