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|Type:||Sport, 200 ft, 3 pitches|
|FA:||Anders Z., Dominic W., Chris M, Tony F.,|
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|Shared By:||Anders Zway on Mar 7, 2014|
|Admins:||Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick|
Closed to climbing, Feb 1 - Aug 31 Details
This area is closed between February 1 and August 31 for nesting peregrine falcons.
DescriptionThis route is the next route right of Ann Bay Lee. This is the only sport route that leads all the way to the top of Barnum Rock.
Pitch 1 / 60ft (5.8):
Start off on vertical face climbing which quickly leads to a small roof. Pull the small roof which puts you into the delicate crux section. Continue on easier climbing to anchors on top of pitch 1.
Pitch 1 is fun to do just as a single pitch if you don't wanna do or don't have time to do the whole route. It has mussy anchors to lower off
Pitch 2 / 60 ft (5.6):
The second pitches crux is the first two bolts. Climbing up and right through the crux to then hit easier terrain. Follow the bolts that roll out right and up to the second anchor on a large ledge.
Pitch 3 / 75 ft (5.8):
The last pitch leaves from the large ledge and makes its way through some beautiful rolling slabs. The end of the slabs is guarded by a small slightly overhanging crack that makes the crux of this pitch. Make the exposed crux moves through the crack and pull on to the upper clean slab. Look out left for the final bolts and moves.
Descent: Walk off to the North. Hike down hill along the west side of the wall to get back to the main wall area.
Note: There's a rap anchor with steel biners on it on the back side below the block atop the last pitch. You can use this for an anchor (instead of the single bolt) and then rappel to the saddle off the back where the walk down starts.