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Where Lovely Tower and the Wave Wall form the Lovely Hallway, this is the obvious arete. A bouldery start to the first bolt leads to the meat. Fun stuff.
Four bolts to an anchor. The fourth bolt is most useful as a directional for a toprope, as the anchor is set well back in a funky spot.
JJ talking dirty to the Lovely Arete
Moving through the opening moves.
Kevin on his flash of Lovely Arete
My son Maciek trying hard
Jake F. on the lower moves of the Lovely Arete
|By Kevin Martin|
Sep 7, 2008
Felt like 11.b, but it was in the heat of summer with sweaty hands.
Sep 22, 2008
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c PG13
Beautiful climb, spot on 5.11a. Super classic.
|By Kevin W. Corcoran|
Oct 19, 2008
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c
This is a serious .11a. It's in your face, right off of the ground, with a moderately high first bolt and a boulder right behind the base of the climb. Short, but pumpy. Felt hard for the grade.