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A good hard pitch to the left of Spite and Malice. Start out on loose, though moderate climbing for twenty feet or so and then move left towards a small roof and dihedral, and climb dihedral to the top. Thin at the top.
To the left of Spite and Malice, middle of the wall.
Extra small stuff. 70m rope
BETA PHOTO: C.S. goes left at the low roof and up the thin fin...
|Comments on Central Scrutinizer
|By Tim Heid|
From: Scottsdale, AZ
Jun 24, 2012
A good hard pitch indeed! For the onsight rack I suggest 3x grey-yellow TCU's and 2x .5-1, +small/medium nuts. The beginning is easy, but tread carefully as there is some loose stuff still. The brunt of the climb is thin fingers with a few hidden thank god holds here and there. The top section looks hard to protect from below, but good options show up. A long pitch, not sure if a 60m would make it?
From: Tempe, AZ
Oct 31, 2013
The blocks at the start are probably OK. But I would not want to fall before reaching the crack. Though climbing is easy. The crack section of the route is fantastic.