Le Petit Francais
Avg: 2.5 from 11 votes
Routes in Southeast Face
|Alvin T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b|
|Barfy's Favorite T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Black Dog T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R|
|Central Chimney T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c|
|Dancing Ladies T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Forward Never Straight (a.k.a. Shade of Grey) T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|Greatest Route T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Inner Mountain Flame T,S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a|
|Jetstream Deluxe T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13|
|Judy's Jaunt T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Keep the River Free T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Le Petit Francais T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b|
|Misty Mountain Hop T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R|
|Mr. Gone T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R|
|Not the Greatest Route (But Still Fun). T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Rites of Passage T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Simon T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Theodore T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b|
|Type:||Trad, 400 ft, 3 pitches|
|Page Views:||3,096 total, 33/month|
|Shared By:||Aaron Martinuzzi on Mar 3, 2010|
|Admins:||Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac|
DescriptionLe Petit is another great easy route on the Southeast Face that ascends an obvious, left-facing corner system to the top of the wall east of the summit.
P1 - Climb the corner and adjacent face through an overlap (5.6) at the first roof band. Belay just above in the crack system, or climb a bit more to a decent ledge. 5.6, 150 feet.
P2 - Continue up the face and corner system. A 45-degree quartzite groove breaks left soon after the ledge. Follow this (great 5.5, no pro) or the corner (dirtier, 5.5 with pro), and either way head up and right as the corner dips off toward tree. Belay if you're so inclined. 5.5, 90 feet.
P3 - Pick your way up face and finger cracks above, 5.4 - 5.6, 150+ feet.