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Arrow Spire T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Arrow Spire West Face T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
North Ridge T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
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Type: Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, Grade III
FA: Michael Covington?
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Shared By: Matthias Holladay on Apr 11, 2012
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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From the very toe of the buttress, follow the ridge for 8 to 10 pitches ranging from 4th class to 5.6 on excellent quartzite. This is followed by 2 loose pitches and then easy scrambling to the final summit ridge. Belays all have nice stances or ledges.


From the lower meadows, find the very toe of the buttress.


A light rack with pro ranging from small wires to medium hexes and lots of slings will suffice.


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Sam Cannon
Salt Lake City, UT
Sam Cannon   Salt Lake City, UT
Instead of "the very toe," from the col between Vestal and Arrow head straight over. Some class 4/5 scrambling will get you to the "ridge," which is more of a broad face of class 2, low angle slab hiking and scree scrambling. The only climbing on the route is just below the false summit and a traverse across an amazing knife edge up to the final class 4/5 scramble up to the summit. This is why you came! Descent follows a cairned path from the summit, class 2/3, and takes you back to the col between Vestal and Arrow. Jun 15, 2013
Ray Hellinger
Gunnison, CO
Ray Hellinger   Gunnison, CO
Did this route a coupld of weeks ago. You can easily make it harder (5.7/8) by picking specific lines. Great route tho on perfect rock. I think a solo of this route, Wham Ridge direct line and NF of W Trinity in a day would be the perfect trifecta. Jul 16, 2012