|Type:||Trad, 1 pitch, 120'|
|Original:||YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]|
|FA:||Todd Swain 1985|
|Submitted By:||vincent L. on Feb 3, 2005|
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By Chris D
From: the couch
Apr 26, 2010
I think the initial crack up to the ledge would have been easier if I'd liebacked it, but wanted to get good gear, so climbed the awkward off-width with arm bars and foot cams. Some work.
Above the ledge this route somehow reminded me of the SW Corner of Headstone Rock. The hanger-less buttonheads make for good pro when you slide a small nut on them.
Fun route, and a good way to start the day.
Feb 16, 2016
|Sliding nuts over bolt studs adds some charm to this route. There are now bolts with rings on top; a 70m just lets you rap into the gully to climber's left.|
From: Irvine, CA
Oct 9, 2016
|Not sure if having right side in was the problem, but the offset section had poor feet and was very sustained. Felt nowhere close to 5.6 to me.|