WI8 A5+ X
||Aid, Chipped, Ice, 6 pitches, 12', Grade VI
|Consensus: ||WI8 A5+ [details]|
|FA: ||David Lee|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Season: ||Early Winter to Late Fall|
|Page Views: ||445|
|Submitted By: ||Dave L on Nov 17, 2012|
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BETA PHOTO: Nearing the top of Huh?!?
Crux is serious, really prepare yourself mentally for this one. I climbed it in Five Ten approach shoes and as this was the chosen style during the first ascent, I would appreciate if crampons were not used on this route. I also free soloed the first ascent without preview on rappel, but if you need to rope up, it will probably go in about 6 pitches.
This gem can be found on the right side of the road while journeying north along the Spray/Smith Dorian Trail. There is a section of blasted rock on the road before the Spray Lakes reservoir.
By Dave L
Nov 17, 2012
Photos of the first ascent and video of failed attempts at the second ascent will be posted shortly.
By Little Chamonix
Nov 24, 2012
Looks great at least as long a climb as most of the FA's on here. Keep up the good work.I really think there is an epidemic among climbers of acrophobia.