Route Guide - iPhone / Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New - School of Rock
Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Waterfall Wall
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Barite TR 
Beginner's Route TR 
Big Horn TR 
Black Hole TR 
Chimney, The TR 
Crazy Sally TR 
Diamond Clutch TR 
Highway 60 S,TR 
Little Red Wall TR 
Nasty Sally TR 
Nerd Magnet TR 

Barite 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Bertrand Gramont
Page Views: 527
Submitted By: George Perkins on Feb 16, 2009

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.]

Description 

Barite is the rightmost climb that has a bolt visible on the route. This is one of the best of the easier climbs on the cliff, but some might find the Hueco Wall climbs to be easier than this one (as those are less sustained).

Steep climbing with a lot to choose from the whole way, as you pull with sidepulls/liebacks to gain a shallow corner up high. You'll pass cool-looking white barium sulfate (barite) crystals in a vertical vein on the way.

With only one bolt with a hanger currently present, leading is discouraged.


Protection 

Toprope from a bolted anchor at the top of the cliff. There are 2 bolts on the route, one of which is missing a hanger.



Comments on Barite Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -