Avg: 2.8 from 4 votes
|Type:||Trad, 170 ft|
|FA:||J.Zahn, J.Sands, J.Ficker|
|Page Views:||308 total · 11/month|
|Shared By:||sean peters on Jan 29, 2017|
|Admins:||Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Greg Opland|
Access Issue: Access: Details
For the moment, access to this area by climbers should be from a temporary trailhead/parking area that is located near the old Morrell's Wall Parking Lot area. From there, the new Tom's Thumb Trail leads up toward Morrells Wall, Gardeners Wall and on to Tom's Thumb. Please look for, and use designated climber access trails.
Tighten the edging shoes and have a clear head before leading this beauty. We top-roped this route and it still rivals some of the best, often climbed routes in the McDowell's. The first pitch is excellent on its own and would protect safely and easily with medium cams, felt 5.7. Pitch two is more demanding and possibly frightening if you fall. From the chain anchor, climb past bolt and upward to thin crack out right. Crack will take small cams and nuts. Exit crack to the left, cross the thin face and make it to a beautiful, solid crack that takes you to the summit.
Find the Main Wall, not hard since the trail walks right by it and you will see the start. Pick your crack and head to the chain anchors at a nice belay stance. You can see all of this from the trail.