White and Young [Edit]
Avg: 2 from 1 vote
|Type:||Trad, Alpine, 300 ft, 2 pitches|
|FA:||Bradley White, Craig Young, 2003|
|Page Views:||1,187 total · 11/month|
|Shared By:||bradley white on Jun 23, 2009|
|Admins:||Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall|
I led up with no protection in the corner (5-3) on the left side of the slabs very close to the Black Dike and entered the arch moving to the left doing some tricky (5-5) moves at the top of the arch and then a run out onto easier (5-4) climbing across the slab moving right into the cubbyhole like place with a five foot ceiling above it to belay. This is where a rappel station-belay is now set up with pins. From under this ceiling I led up right underneath the ceiling and up around it to these incredibly big stacked and cracked solid sections of rock to get into a large long vertical crack system. I went up easily (5-4) the crack 30 ft and at its end moved horizontally right to intersect with Shadey Grove. I contrived a belay, belayed Craig up and we finished up Shadey Groves 2nd pitch. Long run outs on solid rock.
Close to the Black Dike is a left facing corner. Start here.
inadequate fixed pins on first pitch. Fixed belay-rappel pins. Minimal trad. rack. Nothing large needed.