Type: Trad, 100 ft (30 m)
FA: Ware, Baltz, & Dahrling, 1976
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Shared By: David Baltz on Nov 9, 2009
Admins: Jason Halladay, Mike Hoskins, Anna Brown

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Climb the finger/hand crack for 45 feet to a ledge (5.9+). Traverse right on the ledge and thrash up a wide crack (5.9) and around the corner.
Descend by tunneling down the back side of the spire.

Location Suggest change

The route is on the north face of a large detached block 5.4 miles south of the Sandstone Bluffs Overlook turnoff.

Protection Suggest change

Pro 1/2" to 8"