|Original:||YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]|
|FA:||Fritz Wiessner, Roger and Hassler Whitney, 1934|
|Submitted By:||John Peterson on Feb 26, 2006|
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From: Boulder, CO
Apr 20, 2009
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
|Yes, climb the hole. It's rather spelunk-ish.|
By Eric G.
From: Saratoga Springs, NY
Jul 8, 2012
|crux pro is outstanding.|
Nov 11, 2013
In Summer/Fall start in the cave/chimney! The change from enclosure to exposure adds to the fun.
In the Spring, there's usually an occupied bird's nest right on the back side of the slab near the opening. Climb the slab then.
By Alex Jacques
From: Burlington, CT
Apr 20, 2015
|So this is 5.8 and Carey's is 5,7+ huh...|
By Nick Weinberg
From: Essex, NY
Nov 7, 2016
|Looks like you need wide gear from the ground, but it actually tapers down to finger size. Don't need anything larger than a #2; bring small to medium sized cams instead of the big stuff.|