Type: Trad, 220 ft, 2 pitches, Grade II
FA: Pitch 1:Dahrling/Baltz Pitch 2: Baltz/Dalen/Ware
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Shared By: David Baltz on Nov 15, 2009
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Access Issue: Permit Required For Climbing in El Malpais National Monument Details


(1) Three sections of liebacks (5.9) lead to the top of the butress. (2) Climb the arete to the summit (5.7 PG-13).


A Moment's Respite ascends a large block leaning against a rib of rock 7.2 miles past the turnoff to the Sandstone Bluffs Overlook. Walk east about five minutes to the base of a three-step layback dihedral.


Standard rack to 4" cams and some slings.