Avg: 2 from 14 votes
|Type:||Trad, 200 ft, 3 pitches|
|FA:||Todd Swain, Pat Barlow and Ray Dobkin, 1984|
|Page Views:||1,377 total · 20/month|
|Shared By:||Michael G on May 21, 2012|
DescriptionAn interesting, sometimes runout and sometimes contrived route that climbs around High Corner!
P1: Climb the hand crack on the left wall of the High Corner's first pitch corner. After reaching the top (crux) climb easier rock to the right of the two chimneys. Make the suffocating moves up the chimney (old pin) and make a belay at the pine tree belay/rap station. 5.7, 60 ft.
P2: Diagonal right to the right-facing corner with a large diving-board block. Climb up the corner to the overhang, where you step left to pull over. Continue up face to the GT ledge at the base of the large right-facing corner. 5.7, 80 ft
P3: Here is where things get interesting. Climb the left wall of the corner to the top. You don't get any gear for 20 feet, but the climbing is easy. The section of wall that I climbed came very close to the corner on two occasions so much so that it seemed "on" in places. Either way, you will eventually hit a good horizontal where you can get good gear and start the overhanging climbing to the top. The gear is much better past this horizontal. 5.9, 60 ft