||Trad, Mixed, 5 pitches, 800', Grade III
|Original: ||M5 R [details]|
|FA: ||Troutman, Steven Van Sickle|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Page Views: ||749|
|Submitted By: ||Steven VanSickle on May 16, 2014|
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"Rodent" leading pitch one.
This is another scrappy Camp Bird, multi-pitch route. It has fun, steep, groove climbing with gear where you need it.
The route starts at the top of a snow cone in the steeper rock gully immediately left of "Negligent Behavior". Stem and pull on turf up the groove for 5 to 6 pitches. After the last crux at the top, coil ropes and hike up and left. Rappel off of trees down the buttress via fixed slings.
Bring a single set of cams from TCUs to #3 Camalot, a few pins, and a set of nuts.
Trout arriving at the first belay.
BETA PHOTO: Routes are in red.
By Jay 1975
May 17, 2014
Troutman! What up?!
By salmo trutta
Nov 3, 2014
This is a cool mixed voyage up natural grooves. The first ascent was done in a May snowstorm, which complimented the scrappy nature of the route. Be warned: protection on the upper pitches is limited, and the climbing is thought provoking throughout. As with all routes in this area, be ready to run it out.