Avg: 2.5 from 10 votes
|Type:||Sport, 55 ft (17 m)|
|Page Views:||1,368 total · 16/month|
|Shared By:||Jeff G on Dec 29, 2013|
|Admins:||Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC|
This is a really good route in a nice setting. It starts with a 25 foot section of 5.8 to the first bolt. You need some gear for the start. After you clip the first bolt some intricate face climbing on cool crystals and edges leads around the corner to crux moves under the roof. Get an OK shakeout on some big holds after the crux, then get through one more tricky section to the last bolt. A moderate runout on 5.8'ish terrain leads to the anchor.
The Haas guidebook has this route graded as 5.12c. We didn't think it was nearly that hard, and I think it is probably closer to 12a.
This is the rightmost route on the West face of Hillbilly Rock. Start up a nice looking slab to a high first bolt, then traverse left onto the steep face past a roof and three more bolts. After the 4th bolt, go back right to the arete, and finish on easier slab moves.