All Locations > California > Northeast California > Lassen National Park > The Belly Button… > Left of the Regular Route
Avg: 3 from 1 vote
|Type:||Trad, Alpine, 200 ft, 3 pitches|
|FA:||Rob Settlemire, Gary Adams|
|Page Views:||68 total · 2/month|
|Shared By:||Muscrat on Jun 17, 2015|
|Admins:||Aron Quiter, Rick Shull, Lurker, Muscrat, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes|
Please read the access rules in Details
Can be snow clogged. Please follow the park service recommended approach.
DescriptionThe first pitch of this deserves 4 stars, the second and third 2, hence the overall 3 star rating. Double ropes needed to rap. Otherwise top out as for Tres Hombres and walk of exposed 3rd class to climbers left.
Pitch 1) A short traverse with thin pro leads to a left facing corner to the right of the arete. The crack widens and narrows, leading to a ledge with anchors on the far left (shared with 4 other routes). This pitch is 180+'.
Pitch 2) It's best to have scoped this from the ground; move up and right through a series of ledges to the base of a steep dihedral. Short pitch.
Pitch 3) Finish as for Tres Hombres, up a short steep section, then topping out and walking off to the climbers left.
LocationLook for a small ledge which leads right to a small left facing corner. As with many of the climbs here, standing back helps.
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