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Jean Aschenbrenner at the third bolt, working into...
Awakenings starts about 30' left of Time Square at the right side of a black slab. Clip two bolts on the slab, then work right into a short right-facing corner. Climb past a small roof at the top of the corner, and angle up left to the anchors. The sixth bolt is poorly positioned, too far left of the natural climbing line.
Knapp's guidebook calls this route 5.9+, but it felt more like 5.9 to me. Another OK warm-up route.
7 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor. Bring a longer runner for the sixth bolt.
Mark P. cleaning the anchors.
From: Westminster, CO
Feb 20, 2011
Personally I found this route unenjoyable. That's just me, but you may like it. That's cool, "One man's treasure is another...." I thought it wandered too much, and there are at least two spots with chockstones that need to be removed. They are loose and most people will end up grabbing them because they look like obvious jugs. I found it crazy that:
A) This route is a 5.9 and sits in the sun. Therefore it's going to be popular.
B) How did this route exist for so long without anyone removing those two football-sized blocks?
C) How come there wasn't a giant X on them?
That's my rant take it, or leave it. What do I know? I'm just running around repeating everyone else's routes.