Avg: 2 from 3 votes
|Type:||Trad, 120 ft (36 m)|
|Page Views:||619 total · 9/month|
|Shared By:||Johnny O on Aug 28, 2015|
|Admins:||Aaron Parlier, Steve Lineberry|
It is also possible to start at the crack that is usually used for Father Knows Best and climb to the left at the top of the crack. This way looked a little easier and allows for cam or nut placements in the small crack.
Once I placed my cams, I stepped back across the groove and headed straight for the lone bolt. Keep in mind that this bolt is even with the first bolt on Father Knows Best and due to the slope of the ground, this route is a little bit taller. A running belay is a must on this route. I did not need it but it was nice knowing it was there. There is no more protection at all past the bolt and no way to escape. I carefully followed the dark rock up to a large block on the tree ledge and moved right to use the belay rings above Father Knows Best. The climbing is a little stiff and just as difficult or more than Father Knows Best. Do not attempt climbing this route if you are not comfortable with the grade or the long runout. A fall from up high would put you on the ground without a running belay, maybe even with it.