Type: Trad, 320 ft, 2 pitches, Grade II
FA: Lance Bateman, Paul Ross. 22 May 2010
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Shared By: USBRIT Ross on Jun 3, 2010
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

The 150' second pitch of this climb is one of the best in the area.The FA was climbed ground up on sight,all pro placed on lead.Starts about 400' further up the gully from Blockbuster.

P1)Climb steeply passed two bolts Continue up the slab passing one more bolt and cam placements towards the foot of the obvious open groove. Good ledge double anchors.150' 5.10.
P2)Enter and climb the groove ,sustained climbing on quality rock passed 7 bolts and cam placements to double anchors.170' 5.11+. Register above belay.
Descent 200' rap from the top anchors.

Location

Three Fingers Canyon. Walk through the canyon and hike around the back of the impressive buttress that lies left of the 1000' of Fun climb and passed Cats Meow etc..see topo photo

Protection

Cams 1/2" to 3",slings two 60m ropes.
john strand
southern colo
john strand   southern colo
Paul- your gonna hurt yourself ! Then the lads will inherit everything Jun 3, 2010
USBRIT Ross
Keswick Cumbria.UK
  5.11+
USBRIT Ross   Keswick Cumbria.UK
  5.11+
You have a point John ..will have to think about it !! Jun 4, 2010