Only The Lonely [Edit]
Avg: 4 from 1 vote
|Type:||Trad, 35 ft|
|Page Views:||132 total · 1/month|
|Shared By:||JNE on May 26, 2009|
|Admins:||Mike Snyder, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Aeon Aki|
This is an absolutely beautiful splitter on perfect granite. It starts out fists and goes quickly into offwidth, and it's on a slightly overhanging wall. Probably a bit of a sandbag, but a good one to do if you want an introduction into the harder stuff because it has everything from stacks to classic offwidth wiggling. This is a must for anyone interested in Vedauwoo's offwidths.
This route is actually nowhere near the Third Lost Wall. It's actually miles to the east. Nonetheless, if coming from I-80, park as for the directions here (700i) or take a right at the next road and park at the end of it. In either case, walk to the northeast side of the field that sits generally to the east of the parking area. At the end of the field, cross the stream and pick up a trail shortly thereafter. Follow the trail, taking any right-trending forks. After about a mile or more, you will come to a spike of rock sitting on a hilltop with a sharp drop off on one side. Only The Lonely is on the clean north face of this spike.
A #5 and #6 Friend, plus the green or more preferably the blue Big Bro or equivalent for the top section. Gear anchor, walk off.