REI Community
The Throne
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Forgotten Passage T 
Magnum P.I.  T 
Petticoat T,S 
Thunderstruck T 

Forgotten Passage 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 250'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Unknown
Page Views: 42
Submitted By: Matt Juth on Aug 25, 2003

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (1)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]


This is the only route currently published on The Throne. It begins in an alcove on the NE face, West of the obvious splitter offwidth. It is not very good, but from it, you can see some good routes! Entirely Forgettable.

The first pitch is a complete pile. Climb up to a traverse on a slopey ramp pass a fixed pin, and climb up the horrible crack/munge system to a low angled ramp system. Belay before the ledge turns slabby. My partner was terrified on this pitch. 5.8

The second pitch is a little better. Climb into the dihedral, through a bush of two, and undercling around a small roof. The undercling moves are fun, but there is enough lichen crunchin' under your toes to steal some joy. Belay in a comfy spot below the summit cracks. 5.8+

The third pitch can have many options, and they are all pretty good. There are at least three good cracks to use from the ledge. The best is the obvious handcrack avove the belay. Beyond this handcrack, follow moderate slabby terrain to the top of the rock. 5.9

I found an old nut with chewed up webbing at the top. I added a couple nuts and a sling of my own to rap off to a large ledge to the West. Two ropes will reach the ground off the steep backside as well.


Standard Rack to #3 Camalot. Some bigger gear can be used on the wider finishes.Bring a couple slings and a meduim nut or two to bail if the fixed gear is missing at the top.

Comments on Forgotten Passage 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