REI Community
search
Mars Block
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Almond Joy T 
Cream Puff S,TR 
Mounds T 
Snickers Dihedral T 
Three Musketeers T 
Unsorted Routes:

Mounds 

YDS: 5.3 French: 3+ Ewbanks: 10 UIAA: III ZA: 9 British: VD 3a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.3 French: 3+ Ewbanks: 10 UIAA: III ZA: 9 British: VD 3a [details]
FA: M. Massari
Season: Faces South.
Page Views: 157
Submitted By: Tony B on May 31, 2011

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.]

  • Temporary Trail and Raptor Closures MORE INFO >>>
  • Seasonal Raptor Closures MORE INFO >>>

  • Description 

    This is a care-free romp up solid, incut edges from the bottom to the top. The holds are not very visible from below but surprise you one after another with how large and positive they are. This is the easiest route up Mars Block and protects reasonably from good stances. This might even be a good beginner lead if it were not for the difficulty of setting a solid anchor up top for the belay.

    Location 

    This route lies perhaps 3 meters right of the Southeast point of the Mars Block and just to the right of Almond Joy. The route ascends a system of upward-pointing flakes that are hard to see from below into a seam to the top of the rock.

    Protection 

    A standard light rack. An anchor up top is a bit of a challenge to find between the flakes and cracks.


    Comments on Mounds 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