Avg: 3 from 2 votes
|Type:||Trad, Alpine, 500 ft, 5 pitches, Grade III|
|FA:||Dave Whitelaw & Robert Hanson|
|Page Views:||788 total · 11/month|
|Shared By:||Alam on Oct 12, 2013|
|Admins:||Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski|
P2 (5.9++) climb straight up from belay into an slightly over-hanging dihedral to a left trending ramp. After about 20 feet off belay there is a 2nd bolt with a burly move to the obvious jug to the right (crux - for the weak), Continue straight up (keeping to the left of the tree), through a large dihedral. Locate a 2 bolt belay at 120 feet.
P3 (5.10a) This pitch follows the line of bolts (8-10 bolts)about 20 feet to the right of the belay. [There is a bolt to the left above the belay, some other effort]. Climb the bolted line straight up, solid rock, great climbing. The crux (5.10a) is between the 2nd and 3rd bolt... a nice balance face move. 150 ft - ends at a 2 bolt belay.
P4: Climb upward and drifting to left to reach the saddle near the top. All natural gear.
P5 goes to the southern summit and the walk off decent. Some people free this section - but it only takes 1 slip....
All Bolts on this climb are old 1/4 button bolts - backup with gear when possible.
All belays are nice 3/8 bolts.