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Type: Trad, Alpine, 50 ft
FA: Roy Suggett, Ryan Brenteson, and Phyllis Suggett
Page Views: 54 total, 1/month
Shared By: Roy Suggett on Jul 28, 2014
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

This off width is fun! I know you do not often hear those words spoken, but here it is true! Perhaps it is the unique location, perhaps it is the length or quality of rock, but I think what gives this line the fun factor is the old-school liebacking needed for the first 20 feet (the crux), in any event, (I know I sound like a drug dealer) try it, you will like it!

Location

Follow the trail past the "Stargate Tower" and past a small detached pillar composed of very dark colored welded tuff that is now being called the "Tower of Darkness." Head up a few loose steps of talus and and cut back sharply left or south into an improbable looking hole/chimney. Head into this formidable and dark place turning right and then left to reach a right facing dihedral containing the off width.

Protection

Bring one BD #1, one #3, three #4s and maybe one #5 which gets you to chains.

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