Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Pete Delannoy, 1992
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Shared By: Kenan on Jul 9, 2013
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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"


6 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor


Mr. Stevens
Boulder, CO
Mr. Stevens   Boulder, CO
Fantastic pitch. Probably no 12a move, but very sustained at mid-to-hard 5.11. Certainly a 12a effort overall. Jul 5, 2016