All Locations > Arizona > Southern Arizona > Mount Lemmon (San… > Mount Lemmon (Cat… > 7 - Upper Highway > The Isle of Man
Avg: 2.7 from 3 votes
|Type:||Sport, 60 ft|
|FA:||Alex McIntyre, August 2013|
|Page Views:||427 total, 8/month|
|Shared By:||Alex McIntyre on Aug 26, 2013|
|Admins:||Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick|
DescriptionThe Glashtyn climbs the middle-left of the downhill face of the pinnacle. Starting up the clean face, interesting movement on unique holds (including a natural 4 finger pocket and a thumb wrap crimp) leads to the break with a sloping crimp rail. Pull through the next section (formerly the crux) and stay left of the bolt line for continuous, fun movement on pinches and gastons to a 2 bolt anchor shared with Mann's Arete.
The panel after the break was the crux, involving a hard stand up into a 2 finger half-pad sidepull/undecling knob, a big reach to a blade crimp, and a long deadpoint to a slopey jug. Unfortunately, despite 6 or 7 toprope burns determining where the line goes, I apparently missed a crimp in this section, reducing a very hard and unique sequence into a boring 5.10 haul (and dropping the grade from 12+ to 12a, so I'm told). Regardless, it is still the best line on the Isle of Man to date.
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