Comments: I had some difficulty finding the approach trail so I took some GPS coordinates on my way back to the car. Here are some additional details about the approach and another beta photo. After walking north along the ridge and angling down to the right into a wash, I got confused because the wash has three main forks. It's important to head upstream in the right-most (south) fork which follows a south-east heading. This fork was somewhat choked with dead fall. Eventually thi... more >>
Comments: Nice moderate sport slab route. The bolts are well placed to protect the most difficult moves but the combination of bulges and low angled ledges can be treacherous. The line zigzags requiring a couple shoulder length slings to avoid rope drag. I wonder if any of those holds were chipped.
Comments: I posted this route yesterday. It seems likely that someone would have climbed it previously. If anyone knows of a prior ascent or an established name for the route please post that information. I welcome any corrections or feedback. Otherwise, I am calling the route First Star Couloir.
There was at least one ski descent of Starlight Couloir on Saturday (6/20/09). I was confused and gave a skier some bad beta at the top of Starlight. Sorry dude.