Learning to Fly
|Type: ||Trad, 1 pitch, 60'|
|Consensus: || YDS: 5.13 French: 8a Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: X- British: E7 6c [details]|
|FA: ||Didier Berthoud, Chris Kalous (belayer, equiper)|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Page Views: ||7,082|
|Submitted By: ||chris Kalous on Nov 6, 2006|
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Clayton H. Biggsby Junior the Third climbs Learnin...
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Splitter, overhanging .75" crack. I put an anchor on this but could barely toprope the moves so I lured Didier up there and he sent it after about 6 tries over a few days. My best go was two falls on toprope!
To the right of all the routes in the book. Look for the amazing overhanging splitter!
The little grey BD cams (.4?) work well. Didier used 6 or 7 of them.
Onsighting "Learning to Fly"
The photo does not do it justice, but this thing i...
|By chris Kalous|
Nov 26, 2012
I'm proud to say that I finally bagged this thing a couple weeks ago. 7 year project. Point for team old.
|By adam brink|
From: Boulder, CO
Nov 26, 2012
Proud send Chris! And thank you, it gives me hope.
|By eric zschiesche|
Dec 3, 2012
Hey Chris, Congratulations on tying the package up,... sometimes it can take awhile ( speakin' from experience ). The route looks Awesome !!! In the Spring,... I'll have to take a peek.... Again,... NICE JOB !! Also, bro,... think of yourself as a member of the Mighty Middle-agers,... we've got to save the " old " for a few more seasons..... Cheers !!
|By skinny legs and all|
From: Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Jan 12, 2014
Alex Honnold made the first onsight of Learning to Fly, and I think Steph Davis made the first female free ascent.