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|Type:||Trad, 200 ft (61 m), 2 pitches|
|FA:||Bob Jasperson, 2001|
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|Shared By:||Matt Richardson on Mar 23, 2009|
|Admins:||Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC|
The second pitch can be attacked via two paths. The most obvious path is to follow the arete upward past a bolt about 10-15' above the belay ledge. Although Gillett states that the gear is sparse, at 5.6 the gear felt comfortable. Another option for the second pitch (also 5.6) is to head further right to a large flake; although I have not done this variation, it appears that the flake is more readily protected than the direct approach. Either way, the pitch ends with at a set of bolt anchors on another nice ledge.
There is a last pitch consisting of a short 5.6 chimney which will gain you the summit, but we chose to rap off from this point. To descend from the second belay station, simply rap to the first and then to the ground. If summiting, walk off to the west or rap off of an anchor located on the ridge further east.
The first two pitches can be linked with a 60 m rope.