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Routes in The Great Corner

Blue Suede Shoes S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
EthWheel Crack T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Great Corner, The T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Standard Route T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Steel Monkey T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
VJ's T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
VJ's Direct T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Trad, 90 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Evan Kirk on Jul 11, 2017
Admins: Luc-514, Kris Fiore

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Easy(ish) climbing with micro cams to yellow aliens leads to a good stance where and awkward move or two gets you into tips liebacking with micro stoppers. Fire up to the pin (I would back it up) and then from there it's a small wire placement or two till you hit the bolt. The guide book says there are two pins but the second one is no longer there so you have to place gear in the crux section in order to reach the bolt. Easier climbing above the bolt gets you to the rap rings. The climbing is relatively low angle so slab falls are the name of the game.


There are several ways to reach the base of the corner pitch but from the base of the GC area look up and you can't miss it. There is more than one way up but VJ's is the easiest.


#3 BD micro stopper to #2 Camalot is what I placed. Doubles of small stoppers (and or brassies) and finger size cams wouldn't be a bad thing.