|Road Cut, The
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The furthest left climb on the road cut, Escargot climbs up a pocketed face facing north, then after reaching a ledge, you climb up an east facing face with fewer features.
6 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor, use a sling on the 3rd bolt to reduce rope drag. Carville's book doesn't mention the first 3 bolts, but they're there.You could probably use cam placements in the numerous pockets to protect yourself as well.
BETA PHOTO: Escargot Topo (in profile)
Mar 6, 2007
Kind of a rules problem according to Paul (RIP, bro). Stay on the arete and out of the left crack at top for the full value...
|By Euan Cameron|
From: Redlands and Mammoth Lakes
Aug 22, 2008
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c
Funky pocket climbing on granite. Pity about the ledge at the midway point.