Type: Trad, Mixed, Snow, Alpine, 1200 ft, 6 pitches, Grade III
FA: Eric B
Page Views: 1,681 total · 13/month
Shared By: EB on Nov 23, 2008
Admins: Mike Engle

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Description

One of the classics; if not the funnest of the Gap routes. A few mixed pitches brings one to the midsdle of the prominent prow in the center of the face. Climb steep 5.7 jugs(mixed) for a couple pitches and finish on easy mixed terrian which puts you right on the summit. Exposed, fun and as with all gap routes, unique.

Location

Start at the base of the central coulior and climb approx 250ft up to a point where it looks like fun to traverse right to gain the main rib on the north face; climb up!

Protection

standard alpine rack, all belays are natural.

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James McNabb
Tucson
James McNabb   Tucson
Looks like an awesome route! Ever done it in the summer? (i.e. ice free) Jul 31, 2017