Type: Trad, 350 ft, 5 pitches
FA: J. Snyder, J. Burcham, C. Tatum, Z. Harrison
Page Views: 778 total · 58/month
Shared By: Zach Harrison on Jan 21, 2019
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Description

Steep, varied and sustained, Direct Flight should become a classic destination for climbers willing to catch a flight.  While packed with airy exposure, awesome climbing ought to keep your attention to dull the possibility of air sickness. Pack your bags today!

P1  5.10+ 60’ Work up low angle funk corner past wide pod to bolt. Awkward crux quickly eases to ledge. Belay from rap station.  (This pitch is shared with Destination Unknown)

P2 5.11 60’ Step left past bolts up to bulge, crank awesome bolted patina up left then back right to fun thin crack. Semi hanging belay.

P3 "5.10+" 60’ Climb the stellar twin cracks.  Pumpy, gymnastic and rad! Belay on thin ledge.

P4 5.11 100’ Move right and into a pod. Plug up the sweet thin hands crack until traverse right to the spacious “Lay over ledge”.  

P5 5.10 80’ Squiggle up the wideness past a bolt. At 2nd bolt, move right to short hand and fist crack, when it ends enter the “No Fly Zone”, a long traverse left past a bolt. Keep going left to summit.

Rap route with 1x 70m.

Location

Direct Flight is on the North Side of the tower. Start just right of the NW corner of the tower from steep hillside.  First pitch is shared with Destination Unknown.

Protection

2x 1C3 -.5 3X.75-1 1x #2-#6 Several draws and runners.

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