Route Guide - iPhone / Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New - School of Rock
Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Red Springs Rock Lower Tier
Select Route:
Aliens Have Landed T,TR 
Carrie Fissure T 
Gold Bikini & Cinnamon Bun Hairdo T 
Hans Soloing T 
Obie-One Keone TR 
Shallow Fried Cracken T 

Carrie Fissure 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Unknown
Page Views: 458
Submitted By: 46and2 on Apr 11, 2007

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (12)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Starting the climb right under the small roof (cru...

Description 

Another route with a crux at the start but this route is pretty fun too! Make sure you get good gear in before the roof moves into the thin crack. There is some slight run-out on the face above but just look for some good horizontal placements. Good Route!!


Location 

This fun route is about 20 feet to the right of "Aliens Have Landed" at a right-facing corner under a small overhand. Pull the overhand and follow this crack and face to the top and use standard walk off descent!


Protection 

Trad rack with an emphasis on some THIN gear; especially some brass nuts and lowe balls. There is NO fixed gear so take some large cams for the anchor on top. There are some fragile holds so use caution and climb soft!



Photos of Carrie Fissure Slideshow Add Photo
Sheri always makes crux's look easy (sheesh)!
Sheri always makes crux's look easy (sheesh)!
Moving through the crux; FUN moves!
Moving through the crux; FUN moves!
G-ROD moving through the CRUX
G-ROD moving through the CRUX
Through the thin crack and coming up to the slightly run out face
Through the thin crack and coming up to the slight...
Great Day!!
Great Day!!
Comments on Carrie Fissure Add Comment
Show which comments
By Nick Hamill
May 15, 2011

Nice climb. The gear was a bit on the small side at times, but it didn't strike me as especially thin. I don't own any lowe balls and didn't put in anything smaller than a #4 bd nut.
Anchored by slinging two stout chickenheads and putting in one piece (can't remember 100%, pink tricam maybe)