The Giant Peach 5.12+ or 5.10+ C1
Avg: 4 from 1 vote
|Type:||Trad, 185 ft, 2 pitches|
|FA:||Established by A. Miller, W. Canning, A. Jordan, open FFA!!|
|Page Views:||129 total · 5/month|
|Shared By:||Aaron Miller on Nov 23, 2015|
|Admins:||Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski|
DescriptionThis beast of a crack-climb ascends great quality rock that slightly overhangs the whole way so that the topout clears 20 horizontal feet from the base of the second pitch. It starts by ascending 30 feet of really good 5.10 right facing corner to a large ledge system. From here, you will want to belay for the next 155' section.
3 distinct 5.12 cruxes await you, each of a unique character. The first two are encountered close to the ground and have a bolt to help catch repeated falls (if necessary) or to help you pull through.
The route continues through 100' of astounding 10+ climbing with sections of great pockets and features but close enough to crack to place gear. Then you hit the last 2 bolts at the final short crux when the pockets seem to run out. Set up for big throw to horn!!!
LocationThis is the far right route on the main part of the Hall of Giants wall, just right of Jack and the Beanstalk. Lower part is right facing and switches to left facing corner at midway. Upper anchors can be accessed by climbing JATB to anchors, then climb the remaining 15' of 5.9 squeeze chimney to ledge system. Look right for GP anchors.
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