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Routes in Enchanted Alcove

Karma Corner T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: Derek Field, Emma Lodes (2016)
Page Views: 309 total, 24/month
Shared By: Derek Field on Nov 20, 2016
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Description

Karma Corner is a short moderate crack tucked into a quaint little nook. Good for a lap if you've got time to spare after doing Nirvana and/or Watch Out Grandpa. Calcite-coated wideness might remind some of Castleton Tower.

Start all the way down where the corner meets the ground with fingerlocks on slightly flakey rock. Undercling/jam around the Karma Flake and shimmy up behind it into a pretty nice crack that wavers between hands and offwidth, offering some fine laybacking opportunities. Save your strength (and a 5" cam) for the final push.

Location

Obvious left-facing corner on the far right side of Enchanted Alcove.

Protection

Single rack to 5"
Double 1-3" recommended
Single 60m rope
Derek Field
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Derek Field   Flagstaff, AZ
 
Heads up: this route has just gone through a round of deep cleaning, and I haven't yet been back with a broom to sweep the sand off the slab. I will take this comment down once it's cleaned, but until then expect a good deal of grit. Nov 27, 2017