Route Guide    Partners    Forum    Photos    What's New    Journal        
Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Green Adjective Gully
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
After The Fall T 
All Chalk And No Action S 
Badlands S 
Beaked Whale T 
Beastie Boys T 
Creep Show T 
Dawdling Pigalottos T 
Divine Intervention 
Eve Traverse, The T 
Fallen Arches T 
Fourth and Inches T 
Golden Showers T 
Goodro's Nightmare T 
Gordon's Direct T,TR 
Gordon's Hangover T 
Green Adjective, The T 
Holy Ghost T 
Last First Crack T,TR 
Looney Tunes T 
Lucid Dreaming T 
MA 1 T 
Meat Puppets S 
Mother of Pearl T 
Nostrum 
Orange Crush S 
Perhaps T 
Perhaps Direct T,TR 
Perhaps Not T 
Pill Billy T 
Pins, Bashies, Matches and Beer T 
Prepositional Phrase S 
Sinsemilla Crack T 
St. Alphonso's Pancake Breakfast T 
Stitches T 
Stormy Resurrection T 
Stranger Than Friction S 
Subordinate Claws TR 
Surprise Ending T,S 
This Is Almost the Place T 
Touch Up T 
Trinity Right T 
Unreliable T 
Wheeler Route T 
Wheels on Fire T 
Wheels on Fire Direct T 
Why Me? T 
Unsorted Routes:

Fourth and Inches 

YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Trad, 110'
Original:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: JS, Kent, Maya, Halley, Nov. 2014
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 485
Submitted By: John Steiger on Jan 31, 2015

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (8)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]

Description 

Go 'hawks. Get set atop the obvious boulder. Rush up the middle past three bolts. Reset, then sweep right up a shallow ramp and incipient cracks to the bottom of the dihedral. Play-action up the dihedral, and break containment right past a bolt to get established under another bolt. Punch it in or punt. Despite hours of prep, expect the field to be gritty. Be very mindful of rope drag.

Location 

Just right of After the Fall. Lower from chains.

Protection 

Nuts and a set of cams to a No.2 (yellow) Camelot, with a few extra finger-size cams. Offset brass nuts (or peanuts) useful for the ramp. Using shoulder-length or longer slings in the dihedral will help prevent rope drag.


Comments on Fourth and Inches Add Comment
Show which comments
By mac gilbert
Sep 9, 2016

Fun face climbing down low leads to a dihedral that is reminiscent of mother of pearl (but easier). Good climb worth doing.