|Type:||Sport, 3 pitches|
|Consensus:||YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]|
|Submitted By:||Darren Mabe on Mar 2, 2007|
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Mar 3, 2007
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
I thought the left hand of the first pitch variations was slightly harder. In either case, the first pitch is the crux, but well-protected.
The second pitch, in my opinion, is the best pitch of 5.9 face in the Platte. I would say that it is the equivalent of the 2nd pitch of the Center Route on Cyn Pin. This pitch is long, sustained, well-protected, on amazing rock with a climactic end.
The third pitch has a very different feel. It is still excellent, but the style is totally different.
This is a terrific route.
By Luke Clarke
Aug 5, 2012
|Excellent route. Carried 18 draws and used them all on p2 and nearly all on other pitches. You could easily back clean at a few places, but if you want to avoid that, take 18. They all are about 170-180 feet long. The route feels amazingly consistent at the grade with only a few full blown rests.|