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5.11a/b, Sport, 70 ft,  Avg: 2 from 4 votes
FA: Luke Bertelsen
Arizona > Southern Arizona > Mt Lemmon (Sant… > Mt Lemmon (Cata… > 4 - Windy Point… > Gallery

Description

A great addition to the mountain, this well-protected route features a Mount Lemmon rarity: large holds. Ascend less-than-vertical face using a leaning crack system to reach a roof. Pull the roof following a non-intuitive yet obvious sequence to reach an overhanging corner system. Climb a fantastic sequence to obtain the chains.

Location

This route is the leftmost of three routes on the southeast, less overhung side of The Gallery. It starts from a comfortable ledge with a belay bolt. The route can be reached by scrambling up two fixed ropes or by rappel.

Protection

9 bolts to anchors with lower offs.

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Luke Bertelsen
Tucson, AZ
  5.11a/b
[Hide Comment] I did my best to do a thorough job cleaning the loose rock on this climb, but it might still be cleaning up a bit. Belayer beware as there isn't really anywhere to move from the belay perch if debris falls. I also intend to move one bolt still as the clip right where the going gets steep is a little reachy?.
Lastly, there is a right variation of this climb (shares bolts 1 and 2) that used to have red tag. Not sure if it's still there, but it is unclimbed and still needs some work. Enjoy! Jan 27, 2016
1Eric Rhicard
Tucson
[Hide Comment] Did this today, good job on the bolting, angle allowed me to work out the crux puzzle. Only a little fuzzy but worth doing. Great to climb something I have never been. Thanks Luke and Tiff. Feb 6, 2016