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Overview of Lady Luck and Big Sky routes.

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By Karl K
From: Phoenix, AZ
Mar 21, 2011

As far as I could figure out, Big Sky continues along the right leaning crack all the way to the right (i.e., Big Sky's line should cross Lady Luck's line a bit lower down and to the right)

By Larry DeAngelo
Administrator
Mar 21, 2011

Karl, I think your line would work fine. On Big Sky we followed the green line pretty exactly on easy, clean slabs. I think going right lower would trade the slabs for a broken gully.

By Karl K
From: Phoenix, AZ
Mar 22, 2011

Thanks for the reply, Larry.
I climbed up to (what I thought was) that point and could not see how to move to the right. After downclimbing back to the crack/ledge/gully, the climbing up the gully & face were clean & easy to get to the long crack (I would call it 5.5R - about the same rating and at least as runout as the slabs on your line). If nothing else, a recommended alternative.

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Overview of Lady Luck and Big Sky routes.

Submitted By: Larry DeAngelo on Apr 1, 2008
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Lady Luck (5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b )