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Routes in Great White Icicle Area

A Pinch of Salt T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Ape Index T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Astair S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Block Party, The T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Daddy Long Legs T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Dancing in the Moonlight T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R
Done and Dusted T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Evening Falls T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Genuflect Falls WI3+ R
Great White Icicle, The WI3
Grinning Gibbons T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Master Scriptorian T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
More Funky Than Monkey T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13
Mountain Monkey Swing T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
Pandora's Blocks T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Plain Kipper T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
River's Edge, The S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Small Block S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Snow Slab T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Tap N Stance T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Toe Shoes S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Unknown T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Viet Cong Corner T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
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Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: B. Robins, K. Davis, S. Malinski, and Cohan 1987
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Shared By: grk10vq on Aug 24, 2009
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Access Issue: Gate Buttress Area Recreational Lease: Climbs on Church Buttress above vault remain closed Details

Description

A good slab climb with great movement and a committing finish. Toe Shoes follows a line of five well-placed bolts to its crux, where the real business begins.

Climb a broken seam for about 15 feet to the first bolt. Pull a small roof and lean left towards another bolt. Work the slab up and right heading for a rest at a wide undercling. Continue straight up here to the last bolt and punch the crux. Head towards an arcing seam and run it out a good distance to the ledge. Climb with confidence, blowing the moves above the crux will result in a long ride! Belay up and left at an anchor.

Location

Toe Shoes is on the upper, far most set of slabs at the base of the Great White Icicle Area. From the waterfall head right towards Daddy Long Legs. Follow the trail up and right along the base for about 40 feet until the trail runs out. Head straight up another 25 feet to the base of the slabs.

Protection

Draws for five bolts and a chain anchor.

-Optional small cams, small stoppers, and a #2 bd may ease the start, but are not needed.

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fun climb. good, clean rock. two stars EZ. and i hold no resentment even though i dislocated my shoulder yesterday slipping above the crux. thanx to my competant belayer/rescuer Jessica. Apr 28, 2010

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