Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Lower West Bolton
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
A Major T,TR 
A Minor T 
A-Sharp T,TR 
Dead Babies T 
Dogzilla T,TR 
Hailstorm T 
Harvest Moon T,TR 
Hush, Mama Thrush T 
In the Pines T 
Slip, The T 
Snake Skin Slab T,TR 
Steel Feathers T 
Sticks and Stones T 
Tea in the Sahara T 
Wavey Good-Bye T 
What's up, doc? T 


YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Jamieson, Anstatt, Joel Harris 10/8/87
Page Views: 655
Submitted By: Jonathan Steitzer on Oct 12, 2011

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (6)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Follows the obvious corner to ledge, and the crack...

  • Seasonal Peregrine Falcon Closures MORE INFO >>>
  • For access issues: please review

  • Description 

    Climb a blocky dihedral to a ledge. Then continue up either on the slab face on your left or using the flake on your right.

    Straightforward and fun.


    One of the first routes off the trail, head left and you'll find it.



    Comments on A-Sharp Add Comment
    Show which comments
    By Chris Duca
    From: Havertown, PA
    Oct 12, 2011

    Are you referring to the corner left of the "A-Crack" formation? If so, this is a fun, little outing with a thoughtful offwidth "move" at near the top. A #4 Camalot helps keep you off the ledge if you happen to fall.
    By Jonathan Steitzer
    From: midcoast, maine
    Nov 8, 2011

    Yeah, I think that's it. I got the name from the old climbing magazine topo.

    By TSluiter
    From: Monkton, VT
    May 14, 2015

    The first section is straightfoward at 5.6, easy to protect.

    Once you gain the ledge, the off-width piece might go at 5.8/9, it takes a little bit of gusto but it's a good layback.

    The variation on the right side of the wall would keep it at 5.6 but is not really much fun.

    2 bolts (no rap rings) at the top of the off-width piece.

    The Definitive
    Climbing Resource

    Inspiration & Motivation
    to Fuel Your Run

    Next Generation Mountain
    Bike Trail Maps

    Backcountry, Sidecountry
    & Secret Stashes

    Better Data. Better Tools.
    Better Hikes!