Avg: 2 from 6 votes
|Type:||Sport, 200 ft, 2 pitches|
|FA:||Owen Jenkins & Bob Lehman 9/30/2015|
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|Shared By:||Bob Lehman on Oct 13, 2015|
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Kiss of the Lepers Buttress Closed Feb-Aug Details
There are many closures due to raptor nesting with varying dates and specific boundaries. These generally effect The Monument, Kiss of the Lepers, Picnic Lunch Wall and/or Smith Rock group, and possibly elsewhere. These usually run from February to the beginning of August, but each closure is usually shorter than this, and is dependent on the birds' behavior. Check this site for details: smithrock.com/seasonal-clos…
DescriptionP1 - 5.10a crux above the 2nd bolt.
P2 - 5.10a crux above the 5th bolt.
More stout start to First Kiss and if your up for the grade, a good alternative to bypass slow parties on First Kiss. The route is new, so it needs to see some traffic/cleaning, otherwise, a fun climb on good rock.
LocationFrench Kiss is roughly 60ft. to the North (climbers left) of First Kiss. This is next to the second tree to the left of First Kiss, with some large huecos, in an obvious water streak.
The first pitch anchors have rap-rings, but you will need a 70 meter rope to rap from here. Otherwise, complete the route to the second pitch anchors with First Kiss and make a double rope rappel, or complete First Kiss.