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Pitch 2 beautiful granite splitter

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By Paul Davidson
Apr 6, 2009

Ah the greasy but groovy thin hand pitch.
Gotta think this has only gotten greasier over the years.

By Robin like the bird
From: mountain center ,CA
Sep 4, 2009

I had the worst experince on this climb. I very much do not like this part of the mountain. And yes very greasy and I think Just like much else on the mountain, this climb is snadbaged

By Paul Davidson
Sep 7, 2009

First time I did this, full sun, hexes and green chouinards, felt like 5.11 (not that many hard cracks either)
2nd time, it felt like a cruise.
3rd time it seemed pretty stiff considering what I'd remembered.

Nothing like sandbagging oneself.

Greg, aren't there thin hands in the crux, what, 15 feet up or so?
Or do you get finger locks ?

By mtnsoceans
From: Ivins, Utah
Feb 12, 2013

I found an old photo of Phil Broscovak on FR, when we climbed it back in '78....It probably wasn't as greasy then....


Phil B on Falling Ross, early 1978...
Phil B on Falling Ross, early 1978...

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Pitch 2 beautiful granite splitter

Submitted By: jbones on Apr 1, 2009
On this route:
Falling Ross (5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b )