REI Community
Pinecrest Buttress
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Boy with a Coin T 
Foe-Hammer T 
Gore T 
Great Owl, The T 
Reckoning, The T 
Scarface II T 

Boy with a Coin 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Mike Dobie
Page Views: 132
Submitted By: Brandon Gottung on Nov 1, 2013

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (5)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
A view down from the chains shared by Scarface and...

Description 

A fun corner crack that is variable in size and steepness. Mostly wide. Good liebacks and stacks.

Location 

The corner right or Scarface.

Protection 

In camalots: #2-#5, double up on #3-#4. Optional #6.


Comments on Boy with a Coin Add Comment
Show which comments
By RyderS Stroud
From: Dali, Yunnan Province, China
Apr 14, 2015

Great route to hone some of your wide crack technique. An awkward, slightly overhung corner crack off of the ground turns into 'enjoyable' wide terrain with the occasional pod. The consistently sized crack will suddenly reverse direction and turn into an overhang that will take you to the chains shared with Scarface.

Definitely an interesting OW introduction without ever feeling too much like an OW brawl-fest. Lots of butterfly stacking! Feels awesomely secure if you play your cards right.

Notes:

- Gear: one #2, double #3, triple #4, one #5, one (optional) #6 (can be a nice peace-of-mind)
- Wide gear can be trolleyed a ways, if necessary.

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