Type: Trad, 35 ft Fixed Hardware (3)
FA: NED 5.12b/c FA: TR, Alan Carrier and Adam Grasowsky, 1978, 1st lead Charlie Fowler, 1st free-solo Bob Horan 1985
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Shared By: bhoran Horan on Jan 2, 2009
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Located on the south-facing, west-side of the infamous Whales Tail Cave, this severely overhanging, gymnastc overhang involves a dynamic move to gain the central hold, which is then utilized by using a toe hook, then a swing out to the lip, which is then heel hooked and surmounted via a rolling forward thrust move from out under the lip. This popular route is mostly top roped, rarely lead, and has been free-soloed only once. It has a variety of variations to gain the summit including a strenuous, direct, static version.

Location

Located on the south facing, west-side of the infamous Whales Tail Cave.

Protection

Small stopper, RPs, and a fixed pin. Two bolt Belay, mostly used for top-roping.

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