|The Wake-Up Wall
Another warm-up; Cruxy (10A) start to 5.9 terrain on good holds. Pretty fun climibng.
10 feet left of Skid Mark, 10 Feet Right of Blame It on My A.D.D.
5 Bolts to Chains (Chains have been there for years, but look solid.)
This route was bolted solely for the purpose of allowing for the first ascent, and the first ascent information is posted here solely to document the history of the first ascent. No person should read this posting with the assumption that this route or the fixed gear left behind is safe in any way or otherwise appropriate to allow for safe subsequent ascents. Climbing is dangerous and should only be done with the appropriate training and risk management practices that include providing for the climber’s own safety. Attempting to climb this route as described above or by any other means or methods could result in injury or death.
Nov 22, 2011
Route name irony, methinks. Thanks for the new routes, amigo. Hope to get a chance to check em out one of these days. Still haven't been on Mike's Grindhouse stuff yet; kinda on a crack jag. If the wrist is good we should do Empire soon, you'll like it.
Nov 23, 2011
And smoking them, but that's why we love ya! Hit me up about Empire anytime, I might even put up a Calico route or three with ya if ya redpoint the splitter and tell me how soft my grade is :)
And the real Killis drinks baby blood and Roosts at night on permadraws. Or some such nonsense. IF he/she exists...
Jun 11, 2012
This was a fun climb. A little slab with a fun surprise at the top. I'm not a strong climber and didn't feel this was 10a compared to the 10a's in the area. I would rate it 9+
|By MN norske|
Apr 13, 2014
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
both anchor bolts are loose to the point this climb is NOT safe to rappel or lower off. I topped out and traversed to skid mark to lower. Great climb but needs new anchors.