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Washignton Column, South Face conditions?
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Mar 27, 2013
Anyone have some new-ish info on the fixed gear/other fun facts about conditions on the route? I'm probably just worrying about nothing, but it can't hurt to know what we're getting into when we're up there.

Also, how fast does the South Face dry after a little bit of rain? Any pitches I should be careful on if it's still damp?

Thanks in advance,

Max
Max H. Janszen
From Bakersfield, CA
Joined Jun 12, 2012
20 points
Mar 28, 2013
BUMP. I want to know too! Royal
From Santa Rosa, CA
Joined Jun 11, 2010
105 points
Mar 28, 2013
By fixed gear you mean ASCA bolts?

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Greg G
From SLC, UT
Joined Oct 3, 2008
523 points
Mar 28, 2013
Dries fast. It is south facing after all. If you're comfortable on granite you'd be good to go as soon as the rain stops, or before that even given the moderate climbing - depends on your tolerance. Unless it's a soaker of a storm, it'll be mostly dry in a few hours of sun.

Fixed gear? Bolts? They're fine. Nothing else should be fixed.
Sirius
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