Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: Cory Fleagle (Sept. 2011)
Page Views: 842 total · 9/month
Shared By: Cor on May 4, 2012
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This is a nice little route uphill from areas. It has fun but hard to read climbing. An onsight would be proud! Start in small crack (between orange lichen streaks - crux) and continue up the wall. Pull over a small bulge/overhang and angle up face near right hand arete.

The crux crack feels a bit committing because of the ground being close and a lack of gear. There is a really good stopper placement (long reach) that does protect the crux, although it is hard to reach up and clip it in.... The stopper is fixed. A stick might be nice to clip it? All in all, it is not too bad though.

There is a bolted anchor on a ledge most of the way up the wall.

Location

Ascend gully between Vampire / Black Widow, continue up faint trail to a small wall. This wall can be seen from the road (look for bright orange lichen).

Protection

Standard rack to a #2 Camalot max. Two #0.75s are good. Offset cams work well also. A gray/purple Metolius cam works well in a horzontal near the top.

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