|Garden creek gap
|Type: ||Trad, Mixed, Snow, Alpine, 6 pitches, 1200', Grade III|
|Consensus: || YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b M4-5 [details]|
|FA: ||Eric B|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Season: ||dec-earliy march|
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|Submitted By: ||EB on Nov 23, 2008|
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BETA PHOTO: Our pitch 3 belay. I believe that I should have k...
One of the classics; if not the funnest of the Gap routes. A few mixed pitches brings one to the midsdle of the prominent prow in the center of the face. Climb steep 5.7 jugs(mixed) for a couple pitches and finish on easy mixed terrian which puts you right on the summit. Exposed, fun and as with all gap routes, unique.
Start at the base of the central coulior and climb approx 250ft up to a point where it looks like fun to traverse right to gain the main rib on the north face; climb up!
standard alpine rack, all belays are natural.
Rough Topo of the alpine simulator. When entering ...
Chris leading pitch 3
BETA PHOTO: The start of the Alpine Simulator
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