New World Route
||Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 500', Grade III
|Original: || YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]|
|FA: ||Rob Mueller, CHuck Swenson, Gigi Swenson (1991)|
|Season: ||Spring, Summer, Fall, (winter?)|
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|Submitted By: ||Patrick K. on Sep 19, 2015|
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BETA PHOTO: Looking at the 3-4 Mile obvious approach to the ba...
Climb a nice corner crack system starting just to the right of the "Original route" and left of "Worker Bee" Belay on a nice ledge with a small horn. Continue up wandering cracks for a full rope length through a small roof until you reach easier terrain. Finish with a moderate 5.5/5.6 shorter pitch then scramble on 4th class terrain to the summit. This climb has lots of options to break it up into more shorter pitches or just keep them cruising.
Descent: Scramble along the summit ridge and either down climb or rappel your way to the top of the 4th O' July Couloir.
Your standard Alpine Rack