REI Community
El Segundo Buttress
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Beckey Route T 
Beckey Route direct start T 
Big Chief No Show S 
Bird Brain T 
Can't Get Here From There T 
Chortle T 
Manipulator, The T 
Press The Eject T 

Beckey Route direct start 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: ?
Page Views: 350
Submitted By: Mike Stearns on Sep 10, 2013

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (4)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
BETA PHOTO: Beckey Direct. Normal start is a bit right. You ca...

Portal Road Closure MORE INFO >>>


This left facing dihedral leads to the flake belay on the Beckey. We did an incorrect direct direct start up a very grainy dihedral, which was fine. The actual start is much farther right.

A seam angles left up a golden stained slab under a roof. This deposits you a the base of a large left facing dihedral. Move left at the top of the dihedral, around the corner to the flakes atop Beckey P1.


A fair bit right of the normal start up the drainage between El Segundo and Premier buttresses.


Standard rack sufficed. Additionally, a BD #4 was key as were some small cams.

Comments on Beckey Route direct start Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About