Avg: 3.6 from 13 votes
|Type:||Sport, 50 ft|
|FA:||Pete Delannoy, 1992|
|Page Views:||1,206 total · 17/month|
|Shared By:||Kenan on Jul 9, 2013|
|Admins:||Lauren Heerschap, Mike Snyder, Jake Dickerson, Taylor Spiegelberg|
Lone Pilgrim climbs directly up the center of the clean slab on the Lone Pilgrim Wall. Start from the obvious ledge and put your slab climbing hat on. A few thin but reasonable slab moves with sharp pocket features get you to the first bolt. Just before bolt 2, it's 'game on' as you will encounter a challenging and committing crux with almost nonexistent shallow pocket features transitioning from right to left. After the crux, easier but still sustained and consistent movement through pockets and a bulge gain the anchors. Steve Bechtel's 2011 guidebook gives this 11d, I say the crux is easily 12a when compared to other 11's and 12's in the area.
In the middle of the Lone Pilgrim Wall, to the right of "Battle for a Wounded Knee" and "Only the Good Die Young"