Type: Trad, TR, 40 ft
FA: First top rope ascent unknown
Page Views: 429 total · 7/month
Shared By: Evan Wisheropp on Aug 14, 2014
Admins: Rick Shull, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

This is the north east arête on Wedding Rock, it is the first arête you run into on your left as you make your way towards the North spires. You are climbing directly on the arête most of the time, and reaching left to place pro. The route is mostly 5.7, then with a short 5.9 crux near the top with a mostly decent-ish #00 tcu nearby, if you have a load limiter or screamer, this is the place to use it.

Top rope access is along a small trail 30 yards climbers left of the route near a little vista point. The top rope anchor uses some less than ideal cracks, but is super solid with a large nest of gear. It is also a smart idea to at least inspect the top before leading this route to ensure you bring the gear to set a solid anchor after leading it.

If this had bolts it would be a classic beginner route.

Protection

Small cams!

The gear can be finicky, so be attentive. I tried several pieces, and the most solid arrangement gear I could get after climbing it a few times was:
#0-1 offset mastercam
#00-0 offset mastercam
#00 TCU
#00 Master cam

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