Type: Trad, 125 ft
FA: Dougald MacDonald, Dave Goldstein
Page Views: 809 total · 12/month
Shared By: Dougald MacDonald on May 27, 2013
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: State Park@SEMICOLON@ Fee Required. Details

Description

Climb the shady west face of Grendel, starting on a platform about 50' up the talus. Follow the most obvious line of thin cracks through two orange tiers, passing a large roof to the left at the start of the second tier, and then go up a final groove to the top. Either traverse right to a bolt anchor or continue to summit and downclimb north and back west. It is very fun climbing but there is lots of lichen. With traffic, this would earn three stars.

Protection

Standard rack.

Photos

Bill Farrand  
 
The protection on this route was pretty sketchy. I backed off from moving above the roof, because I couldn't find a strong gear placement. Jun 18, 2017
Dan Hunter
  5.9
Dan Hunter  
  5.9
Loved this route. Longer and more interesting than expected. I'd say it's a solid 5.9. Built an anchor for TR and walked off. Great beta photo! Mar 4, 2018