Cheekbone is a traditional route area with multipitches and a few classic single pitch routes. Despite the traditional nature of the area, there are two classic 2 pitch bolted routes.
This area is located high in the boulderfield and is comprised of the large vertical rock band on the left of Cochrane lane that you can see from the Farmer's field. The Granite Planet arÍte is obvious from far.
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Cheekbone Corner direct 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b R Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
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Cheekbone Corner direct 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b R International : Canada : ... : Cheekbone area
This is the description for the more direct Cheekbone corner and not the original 5.5 three pitch route.Pitch 1. Near Cheekbone Boulder, scramble up to reach a large ledge and climb up the obvious off-width corner. After the corner keep going up the path of least resistance on blocky dirty terrain to get to a hardwood tree with black slings 30' below the overhanging dihedral. 5.6 R 100'Pitch 2. Climb straight up the overhanging dihedral leading you to Pigeon shit ledge. From that ledge move left...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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