Type: Trad, 40 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Aaron Hobson on Jan 3, 2009
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Access Issue: Placement of bolts/fixed anchors is prohibited in Wilderness Study Areas Details


Low-angles face climbing following a thin crack-seam for protection. At the top of the seam, the route squeezes through a small chimney-like section to gain the summit ridge.

Holds are mostly solid, but there is a lot of lichen on the route.

Variation: Using the 3/8" bolts as a top-rope anchor, climb directly up to the anchor. ~5.7.


Near the west end of the Shady Side, two crack systems run together forming a giant "A". "B"-route is the right hand crack. The left hand crack is A - Route.


Small gear for the first 30 ft seam. There are only a few spots on the seam with good placements. Build an anchor at the top with small wires and cams. For the descent, a pair of 3/8" bolts can be found by lowering down 10 ft and traversing around the corner to the right.


Forrest Wilcox
Las Cruces, NM
Forrest Wilcox   Las Cruces, NM
you can also rap off the back side, when i solo lead it i used the anchor on the ground as a rappel from the top Apr 16, 2012