Don't Think Twice
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Start is the same as for T&T. From the large tree near the wall at the base of Worrell's Thicket, boulder up some unprotected moves to a good stance. You can get some thin gear here if you want. Step up and move right to the first bolt. Continue following the bolt line (gear placements as necessary between bolts).
At the two-bolt anchor you can either stop there and rap/lower or continue up. A few moves up and left and you're on T&T. From there it's pretty easy to reach the Kaufmann-Cardon ledge and move back right on the ledge to the T&T cold shuts. Finish on T&T.
In the event you need to rap after reaching the T&T shuts, you'll need to rap down to the Don't Think Twice anchor and then rap to the ground from there.
This route is sometimes used by the guides as a top-rope.
At the base of Worrell's Thicket, locate two lines of bolts on the main wall. The bolted line on the right is Don't Think Twice (left line is T&T). You can see the two-bolt anchor with some red webbing (as of 08OCT2012) high up on the face. You can use the large tree to anchor your belayer.
Either rap/lower off the anchor or continue up on another route. It's pretty easy to step left and continue up on T&T.
Bolts (6 or 7?) plus some gear placements.
Two-bolt rap anchor at the end of the pitch.
|Comments on Don't Think Twice
|By Dan Mathews|
Oct 24, 2012
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b
This is a fun face climb with lots of incut holds. The bolt spacing keeps your attention in places.
Definitely bring a #2 camalot (bomber placement) for protecting the last few moves before the belay. Otherwise you are probably 20' above a bolt when you pull the little roof/left facing corner, which seemed to be the hardest moves of the climb.
I didn't see any good options for supplementing the bolts, except for the camalot described above, so I didn't place any. Some of the bolts are very close together, and others are not.
Thanks to Andy for adding this route and the other beta on SE corner routes. I wish I looked at MP before going out yesterday as it is a little confusing figuring out what all the bolted lines are.