Type: Trad, 115 ft (35 m)
FA: JJ Schlick, Wade Forrest 2009
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Shared By: JJ Schlick on Jun 17, 2009
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Brian Boyd

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A remarkable and varied route that throws a little bit of everything at you. Starts to the right of A Wonderful Life on parallel, vertical seams with a distinct mini arete in between them. Expect bouldery moves right off the deck followed by more hard face climbing until the angle backs off a bit.

Continue following bolts to a thin crack with jugs on the right. This crack quickly turns to hands and leads you to a small roof. Figure out a way to move right around the roof passing a bolt and some wild moves. Move swiftly passing large slick holds.

At the next break, take a few breaths and stick to the finger crack, using the larger holds on the right for your feet! BIG stemming if you can span it. Enjoy the near perfect finger pods and stemming up the last bit of steep, hard climbing. Turning the top bulge is the last crux of several. Probably a split grade .11d/ .12a.

This pitch can now be linked with Aquarius Rising. Still 5.11+ though the AR finish is easier than the standard Resurrection finish.


At the far right side of the Right Wall, look for conspicuous vertical start with bolts.


The route begins with bolts, and .5 camalot. Small-medium TCUs, a couple of hand sized pieces. A set of medium sized wires. Long draws and runners are very helpful.