Type: Trad, TR, 85 ft
FA: Richard?
Page Views: 777 total · 12/month
Shared By: Leo Paik on Dec 18, 2013
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This is a variation on Le Nouveau Riche that involves trad gear and skipping the first bolt. It is only for those who greatly dislike falling and have climbed here a bit but don't mind a dolt point. It's been done a while back, but yesterday's warm sun invited another lap.

Start as for Le Nouveau Riche. A yellow C3 fits in the top of the crack a few feet below the bolt. Slab up. You may get a red Alien in the crack before the jugs above the unclipped bolt...if you don't, it'll be a decent runout. Head up along a crack left of the 2nd & 3rd bolts of Le Nouveau Riche on moderate terrain. Finish at the 2 bolt anchor.

This can also be toproped for an easier version of Le Nouveau Riche.

Location

This starts as for Le Nouveau Riche but goes left of the 2nd & 3rd bolts.

Protection

A rack to a #0.5 Camalot worked. Specifically - green C3, green Alien, yellow C3, red Alien, blue Alien, small wire, #0.5 Camalot.

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