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The 150' second pitch of this climb is one of the best in the area.The FA was climbed ground up on sight,all pro placed on lead.Starts about 400' further up the gully from Blockbuster.
P1)Climb steeply passed two bolts Continue up the slab passing one more bolt and cam placements towards the foot of the obvious open groove. Good ledge double anchors.150' 5.10.
P2)Enter and climb the groove ,sustained climbing on quality rock passed 7 bolts and cam placements to double anchors.170' 5.11+. Register above belay.
Descent 200' rap from the top anchors.
Three Fingers Canyon. Walk through the canyon and hike around the back of the impressive buttress that lies left of the 1000' of Fun climb and passed Cats Meow etc..see topo photo
Cams 1/2" to 3",slings two 60m ropes.
Lance at the top of the first pitch, above the lon...
Starting the groove. A superb pitch
The 170' groove
Sustained climbing .
Paul following P2
On top ...that was bloody desperate!
No sympathy from Lance !
Jack Russell was watching....
A).The Zenith.5.11+ B)Blockbuster.5.11+ C)Necropol...
BETA PHOTO: A).The Zenith.5.11+
|By john strand|
From: southern colo
Jun 3, 2010
Paul- your gonna hurt yourself ! Then the lads will inherit everything
Jun 4, 2010
You have a point John ..will have to think about it !!