Type: Trad, Aid, 330 ft (100 m), 4 pitches, Grade III
FA: Andy Ross Paul Ross (var leads) Oct 15 2000
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Shared By: Paul Ross on Dec 9, 2009
Admins: slim, Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, GRK, D Crane

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The route climbs the crack system on the left of the West face.From the ground the bolt belay of P1 is visible below an obvious chimey at about 150'
P1) Begin up the crack to below an overhanging crack and right facing corner 90'(optional belay) Continue up a good quality crack to the ledge below the chimney and two bolt belay. 5.10 .C1. 150'
P2) Climb the strenuous chimney (3 bolts) to a crack and roof. Pull the roof moving right past 4 bolts up a light colored cone to natural belay at its top. 5.10+. C1. 80'
P3) Climb the 4-inch crack to a wide chimney. Walk to the back of the chimney to the north side of the tower and belay below a wide overhanging undercling crack. 5.10 C1 .50'
P4) Ascend the undercling crack, then the corner above to the summit. 5.10.C1 50'.

Descent;- Two double-rope raps to the ground.

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See Topo photo

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Friends two sets through #6 with extra #3.#3.5. Large stoppers.