Type: Trad, 200 ft, 2 pitches, Grade II
FA: Matt Johnson & Friends
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Shared By: Matthew.Johnson91 on Dec 27, 2018
Admins: Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Greg Opland

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Access Issue: Must Register! Private Property-The Pond, Atlantis and Mine Area Details

Poseidon's Thone

The sequel to The Trident, this route continues the adventure from the top of The Trident and makes a rad linkup! You can also access it directly from the approach trail to The Little England Wall. The first pitch is an easy but awesome pitch starting in a handcrack, then transitioning out onto an exposed arete with big holds and big views. Bring .75 - 3 cams for the bottom and 4 draws for the arete. 5.6

Another excellent P1 variation is to climb the retro-bolted G.P. Route. This can be done with no trad gear and features fun face climbing on excellent rock! 5.8

There is a 3rd option for the first pitch which is The Dirty Corner. The name says it all. 5.6, not recommended.

Pitch 2 starts with RH in the crack and LH on the face. Follow the line of bolts up past two crux sections to top out on the tower! The rock quality is good at the beginning and excellent at the end. The middle has a section where you really need to stay exactly on the route to stay on the solid stuff.

Although it's been cleaned, there will be some loose chips and flakes until it sees more traffic. Helmets and concern for the safety of anyone positioned below will help.

Do the Little England Wall rap to get down or rap the route if there's no other traffic on it.

Location

From the top of The Trident or Slap & Tickle, look directly South at the big monolith. Begin the walkoff for The Trident and you'll come to the base of p1 after 20 or 30 yards.

Compare that to the pictures included here and the description above and you should have no problem finding the base.

Protection

.75-3 for P1, 9 quickdraws for P2. Bolted anchors atop each pitch
Bobby Anderson
  5.10b
Bobby Anderson  
  5.10b
I am not as familiar with the Little England Wall rap station, but assuming it is the purple cordelette with rap rings, then a heads up that a 70M will barely get you down to the base of Little England. Watch your ends and you will probably need to down climb a couple of feet. Jan 19, 2019
Chris Adams
Mesa, AZ
  5.10b
Chris Adams   Mesa, AZ
  5.10b
Rapping back down the route with a 70 gives you rope to spare.
This was a fun route with fun movement, and safe bolting without being overbolted. However we encouterd a lot of exfoliating and loose rock so test your holds! When the loose rock clears this will definitely up my star rating.
Also, we did the GP variation and that felt closer to 5.9 to me. Mar 4, 2019