Avg: 3.7 from 3 votes
|Type:||Trad, 180 ft, 2 pitches|
|FA:||Chris Hirsch & Tony Schwartz, (Ground-Up) May 2014|
|Page Views:||545 total · 12/month|
|Shared By:||Chris Hirsch on May 25, 2014|
|Admins:||Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty|
DescriptionSuch a unique gem for the Hills! Splitter fingers and hands out a steep, sustained headwall on the 2nd pitch. The 1st pitch alone is amazing and engaging. No doubt this is a classic, though it might not see much traffic due to the long hike. Possible to see someone climbing the headwall from the parking lot!
Pitch 1; 5.10+ 100', Climb right facing corner with orange lichen streak. Right below large flared chimney, traverse right across face to splitter .75 crack. Mantel, then place #6 in flake out left. Make a few face moves and transition into OW/flake. Run it to the bolted anchors on easier terrain.
Pitch 2; 5.11 80', Work through face to gain the beginning of the crack. Couple cruxy moves down low leads to super stellar awesomeness. Enduro fingers and hands followed by more hands out the roof/chimney. Build your own anchor.
The #6 is pretty necessary for the first pitch. Though it is possible to scramble up the backside and rap in, if you just want to do the 2nd pitch. Needles Style Rappel brings you straight down to the 1st pitch anchors.