From the large belay ledge at the top of Conns East Direct (also the start of Orangeaid) belay from anchors on right and climb crack with large aluminum piton in it (hence the name) to summit crest.
Looking down from the summit
|Comments on Alcoa Presents
|By K Baumgartner|
Oct 24, 2012
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c
Phenomenal line that doesn't back off.
A new piton adds extra security about half way up. Found superb hand jams to top out the route to the belay.
Sep 11, 2013
Really awesome route...exciting and sustained