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Near the center of Spring Rock is a strenuous double tiered roof climb. Free Bird takes on both roofs although the crux is moving between the two. Unfortunately the (easier) top section is mossy and tends to hold moisture.
Near the center of Spring Rock. Free Bird
can easily be top-roped by running up Toe Cleavage
, which shares the anchor.
Four bolts plus Metolius Rap hangers at the anchor. There's a vertical slot in between the first and second bolts (not visible in picture) that will take a #.75 C4. The run-out to the anchor can be naturally protected but if you've made it through the rest of Free Bird it's unlikely that you will fall on this relatively easy section.
By Nate Ball
From: Taipei, TW
Oct 4, 2014
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
I feel the natural line goes out the mini-roof and joins Toe Cleavage. As it is, you step right to easy, dirty ledges. This would be a 3-star route if finished directly (minor run-out).