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Routes in West Crag

Barn Door Ballet T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Beauty and the Beast T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Bi-level Dihedral T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Burly Girly T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
End of Autumn T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Fancy Free T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Footloose S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Grace and Power T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Pinch Me T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
School Bus Trundle T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Twixt the Trees T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Trad, 200 ft, 2 pitches
FA: K. Duncan and D. Humphrey, 2013
Page Views: 679 total, 18/month
Shared By: Ken Duncan on Oct 27, 2014
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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This is one of the best routes at Crosier. Climb fun horizontals followed by a reachy slab on the first pitch then a beautiful lieback crack on the second.

P1. 5.10c/d: climb fun horizontals past three bolts, cross the crack and step up to a bolt. Stretch left past the fifth bolt (very height dependent) then angle right to the crack and up to the anchors. For those less than 5'9" or 10", after clipping the fifth bolt step right and ascend directly to the crack (5.11a).

P2. 5.11a/b: step left, and delicately lieback up the tips crack past three bolts. Continue up the dihedral above, then climb easily to the anchors.

Descent: do two 30 meter rappels.


See the topo and photos.


Six bolts on the first pitch, three on the second supplemented with a few cams from 0.5 to 1.5 with an optional 2.5, and a couple long slings for horns.