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In a corner up and left of the classic SouthEast Face route is this gem of a climb. Little wing is probably deserving of 5.8 plus, and definitely of CLASSIC status. Gain the slag ledge via climbing some fun finger, hand cracks and slab. Don't forget to protect your second before traversing right to the anchors! Links up wonderfully with either Jill's Thrill or SouthEast Corner, or even Fear of Flying if you are up for the challenge.
Left of SouthEast Corner, below Fear of Flying. Beacon!
Takes smaller cams, nuts, and gear up to 2 inches
|By Colin Parker|
From: Idyllwild, CA
Sep 25, 2011
The first few times I did this route I accidentally switched onto the Southeast Corner route. To stay on Little Wing, make sure you look for the finger crack up and left as you near the top of the initial 'pillar' of rock that you're climbing. Once you finish this finger crack you can place a couple pieces and traverse right to the snag ledge belay.