|Piedra River - Lower West
|Type: ||Sport, 1 pitch, 50'|
|Consensus: || YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a [details]|
|FA: ||2011/ original vision Jason & Wayne|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Page Views: ||825|
|Submitted By: ||s.price on Jul 2, 2011|
|Good Page?||0 people like this page. Your opinion: |
COOL STRIPED WALL!!
Susan follows the great flake ...
Add Photo Add Comment Printer View
The first 12 feet are doable in flipflops. The rest of the route makes up for it. It follows the right arm of what is locally known as the Y.
This is left of Hollow Excuse. See the photo for Hollow Excuse.
5 black bolts, anchors over the top.
Rich Strang taking a look.
Sorting out the crux.
Ray Hellinger making the move back left.
From: Santa Fe, NM
Jul 11, 2011
Very fun climbing up the flake with one powerful (for the 5.9 grade - almost a 10a single move). The top is pretty good too. I gave it 3 stars because of the dirtiness up high, but as that cleans up, this should become 4 stars. It's not that dirty though, just "dusty".
Sep 4, 2012
Watch out for poison ivy at the base of this route!