Type: Trad, 30 ft (9 m)
FA: Bradley White, 2011
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Shared By: bradley white on Jul 1, 2011
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, Lee Hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan S, Robert Hall

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Description Suggest change

After the first 12ft of Singed walk left up hill to the steep slab. I began at the off width bulge. Another start to it is left of this and is probably slightly more difficult and dirtier. The start I did was thought provoking. Once I figured it out it became easily done to access the slab. Center of slab the way the holds go until there is a good rest spot on the left edge of the slab. Chill out session from here on up to the great crack at midway up.
After crack 10ft up pocket face to a smaller size birch tree (to sling?) One on the better finger holds. Few feet more and off into little trees and I have not repeated it. I would remember repeating the start. Very good problem getting off the ground and the finger pockets are all there and a tree. The sharp rock nubs for the feet permit steeper climbing. Hybrid face/friction no rope. Crack good for gear and rest spot on the climb. kool rock

Location Suggest change

Above the beginning slab to Singed and then up hill left. Walking to the base of this climb is doable by walking towards Waimai and then diagonally approaching right beyond the moss covered slabs. Decsent is doable by walking down the left side of this slab section. Rappelling is not necessary and there is a fourth class descent also (looking down) on the left side of the start to Singed.

Protection Suggest change

One medium trad gear placement and a couple of slings.