Route Guide - iPhone / Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New
Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Square Rock
Select Route:
Android Power Pack 
Crack 
Flake 
NW Corner / Square Rock 
Yellow Christ 

NW Corner / Square Rock 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 20'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ British: MS 4a [details]
FA: Unknown
Page Views: 326
Submitted By: Warren Teissier on Dec 9, 2002
Good Page? 0 people like this page. Your opinion:   

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (4)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Climbing areas reopened after flood MORE INFO >>>

Description 

This route climbs the sharp NW corner of the rock (closer to the trail). A large tree is within inches of the rock and provides you with a variety of protection possibilites as well as a ladder for downclimb.

If done treeless, the climb is 5.8, if using the tree for initial two moves the route is 5.5 (or T5 as Roach rates it).


Protection 

Slings for tree branches.



Comments on NW Corner / Square Rock Add Comment
Show which comments
By Ben Mottinger
Founding Father
Dec 10, 2002

Or you can boulder it with the comfort of a spotter right behind you the whole way up.

By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
May 28, 2010
rating: Easy 5th 1+ 3 I M 1c

I dunno what grade it is without the tree, but the crux is avoiding the tree....