|Type:||Trad, 1 pitch, 80'|
|Consensus:||YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]|
|FA:||Rob Robinson, Darrow Kirkpatrick 1997|
|Submitted By:||TKHouse on Dec 4, 2011|
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Dec 4, 2011
Just climbed this yesterday. A fantastic climb that deserves more traffic, even if the inside of the crack is a little wet like yesterday. As much fun or better than similarly graded routes in the Orange Blossom walls.
The tree with slings at the top appears dead and is a good distance back from the cliff edge.
Ring anchors on a climb like this would be valuable to help to reduce the impact on the trees above. Alternatively this climb has a quality crack for building toptope anchors on gear toward the top. Would recommend building an anchor if multiple followers are top roping the climb.
Great climb, highly recommend!
By Tom Fralich
From: Fort Collins, CO
Dec 2, 2012
|Pretty good route, but not as high quality as the classic 5.7's at the other end of the cliff. Worth doing if in the area, but not a destination climb. Also, getting to the anchor involves clawing your way up 30 ft of loose, scrubby terrain.|