Left of Rapture
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Kind of a forced line to the left of the Rapture. Edges, high steps, and arete climbing on a slightly steeper face than the Rapture. Worth doing if you are there.
Around the arete left of the Rapture.
6 + two silly bolts on the belay ledge + anchors. There are so many bolts strewn around this ledge.
|Comments on Left of Rapture
|By Michael Stearns|
From: Santa Barbara, CA
May 21, 2011
If you know the name or the FA party please leave a comment.
Also, I graded it 5.8+ b/c it was a tiny bit harder than the Rapture, but I think both are quite soft.
Edit: I edited the info above to reflect the accurate bolt count.
From: Sacramento, CA
May 22, 2011
I've led this and also thought it to be on par with The Rapture in difficulty, 5.8ish. Not sure on the name or FA.
|By Neil Roessler|
May 24, 2011
I led this over the weekend and enjoyed the climb. It was a nice surprise to see how protected the route was. It has about 5-6 bolts to the anchors at the top of The Rapture and has a nice crux at a roof.
I would rate this a solid 5.8+ although it is a bit more scary to climb than The Rapture.
|By Floyd Hayes|
Jul 30, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c
Less aesthetic than The Rapture but the moves are more fun and thought-provoking, and no harder (in my opinion).