BETA PHOTO: Necromancer West Face. Silver Threads 5.10b is th...
The Necromancer Needle is a subsummit located below the The Witch proper. It seems mostly ignored as the majority of the routes are marked as R/X in the guidebook. That said,Silver Threads
is a fine route waiting for those who have already polished off the more popular classics.
The best approach is to walk down the Witch/Sorcerer gully past the ledge for Pit and The Pendulum/Witch Doctor.
Weather station 10.8 miles from here
2 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Silver Threads 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
: Southern Sierra
: ... : Necromancer Needle
When you've done the moderate standards on The Witch ( Igor Unchained, Innersanctum, and Airy Interlude ) and you're looking for the perfect way to start a summer day (read: way too hot in the sun), an adventuresome three pitch route awaits you. Silver Threads lies just lower than the bottom edge of The Witch (Pit and the Pendulum/Witch Doctor). Start around 100m down from the lower West face at a corner system with a large boulder resting against the face just left (an obvious clearing). Pitc...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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