Dec 25, 2016 · What an an excellent lead! Bomber gear, secure placement stances, and an exciting topout make this a perfect beginner lead. Instead of climbing all the way to the chains after the top out, we built a gear anchor in the back wall and lowered off that, then
Aug 7, 2016 · Good beginner lead. Eats gear. I recommend finishing to the right along the horizontal flake/crack (still 5.6) to clip the Noriega anchors as Noriega is significantly less dirty than the standard finish.
Oct 20, 2015 · My first trad lead. I've climbed it since and can find and place all the gear easily, but I remember the stance and gear placement on the second bulge being particularly heady my first time around!