Comments: johnnymuir: Yeah, it's silly, he had it hanging on his harness too. He was not paying much attention to me neither... Maybe not the right belayer for a hardcore route like this, but it was a take or leave it situation. I just had to go for it.
Comments: After I bagged an exposed line up the southern arete (photo here: mountainproject.com/v/nevada/r... ) my friend climbed this bold line up the west face. Not as exposed but the protection was thinner.
Comments: I don't understand some of the comments about this route, we thought it was great. It doesn't top out: There are plenty of quality routes in RR that don't top out. There is no line: I can only remember the second half of P2 not following any line. The P4 arete was pretty straight forward. Besides, I can recall route wondering and needing to read route descriptions to not go wrong on many climbs. The Olive Oil traverse for example. Rock quality on P1: No problems with quality. Perhaps it is becau... more >>