|Right of the Escalator
This is an enjoyable face climb, with intriguing footwork at the crux. As of 1999, a bolt had been added to this route, removing the "R" rating given to it in guidebooks. Climb the first few feet of The Shadow and then traverse right onto the face. Rappel from near the top.
4 bolts, plus one or two small pieces for the initial crack, and gear for the anchor on top
|By C Miller|
Sep 24, 2007
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
This climb originally had only 3 bolts and older guidebooks reflected this fact. The newest guidebook (2001) shows 4 bolts, which indeed there are.
It's quite surprising that the added bolt (the topmost one) not only hasn't been chopped but surreptitiously made it's way into the newest guidebook and thus history.
|By Adam Stackhouse|
Jul 14, 2008
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
Not to bad of a typical Suicide slabolicious environment...
|By Ryan Strickland|
From: Idyllwild, CA
Oct 16, 2013
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
This route felt pretty sustained at low 5.10. There was always at least one move between bolts that demanded concentration. The most difficult moves for me were just after passing the third bolt.
From: So Cal
Jul 7, 2014
The "added" last bolt was placed too far to the left and is a little hard to clip. Great route though. The "Javelin" unprotected start goes up and left to get to the first bolt.