Type: Trad, 150 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Marguerite Baumann and Bill Kemsley
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Shared By: dragons on Jun 28, 2014
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Description

P1. Start just left of the open book, and climb up towards several clean white/orange overhangs, staying on the left face (which is regrettably not so clean). Move left as the overhangs on the right lean out over the left face. There are a lot of good holds and pro here.

According to the grey Dick Williams, there is white rock with a wide crack in it off to the right somewhere here, and you're supposed to move up a bit right on it. I did not see this, and eventually wound up diagonaling left. This put me in lichen territory with poor holds covered in grassy dirty tussocks. I think with a good cleaning this section could be fun. Be careful, there is at least one brick-sized loose block on the route near the top.

Once you clear the grass and dirt, you'll get to a ledge covered in pine needles. I aimed for the closest tree and pulled up on that to top out.

P2. According to Dick Williams, this pitch is not worthwhile. He has some brief instructions - see the book if you are interested. I didn't do this pitch.

Location

The climb starts on the face just left of an open book which is about 20 feet right of "Crack of Despondency". There were two rap stations at 100 ft: one to the left (probably for "Crack of Despondency") and one to the right.

Protection

Standard Gunks rack. According to the grey Dick Williams, a blue cam might help, but I never used it.

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