All Locations > California > Lake Tahoe > Carson Pass Hig… > Woodfords Canyon > The Fortress > 2 - Wood Hood
Avg: 3 from 7 votes
|Type:||Trad, 140 ft, 2 pitches|
|FA:||Milton Mugambe/ Mark Bauer|
|Page Views:||963 total · 9/month|
|Shared By:||Milton Mugambe on Dec 4, 2009|
|Admins:||Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes|
This fine crack climb starts at the chain anchor below the slab climb called Smearing for Jesus. Approach via Weak Stick(5.8),120ft. Climb above the chain anchor and clip the first bolt of Smearing For Jesus, cut right and climb a hand crack that runs along an arete to the right. Pull onto the arete below a bushy chimney(5.10a). Climb the flaring/leaning crack along the blunt arete. Go past a prominent white dike and into the wide chimney system above past a granite mattress(tread lightly). Climb the thin, right-leaning crack on the left sidewall of the chimney (be sure to protect adequately for the follower) Go straight up the steep, widening hand crack above. At the top step left and belay from the anchor of Smearing For Jesus. Be sure to place a directional anchor at the top of the hand crack before going left to the chains.140ft.