|O Crags (Three Finger Canyon)
|Type: ||Trad, 2 pitches, 220', Grade II|
|Consensus: || YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 5c [details]|
|FA: ||Lance Bateman,Paul Ross ,Andy Ross, 31 May 2010|
|New Route: ||Yes|
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|Submitted By: ||USBRIT on Jun 13, 2010|
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Lance on P1 5.11.On sight ground up ..pro placed f...
A superb climb on excellent rock.An impressive ground up on sight lead by Lance.Starts about 400' left around the corner from The Cat's Meow and a few feet right of Blockbuster on the imposing open slab.
P1) Climb to a bolt at about 15' then steeply passed two more bolts. Continue passed six more pro bolts and a couple of cam placements to double anchors at the foot of the obvious right leaning corner. 145' 5.11
P2)From the anchors move up to the right,then out right for about 25',then straight up over the top lip of the corner ,continue to summit (total four pro bolts some cams)to double anchors.75'5.11.
Descent: Rap 200' from the summit anchors to an easy scramble to the ground.
Three Finger Canyon. Walk through the canyon and around the corner (north) of the 1000'of Fun formation, about 400'passed Cats Meow.
Cams 1" to 3" Slings ,two 60M ropes.