Home - Destinations - iPhone/Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New
Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Lower Blair III
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
A Dream of Fat Antelope 
A Horse Will Have To Do 
Arete Already 
Bragging About Jesus 
Bullwinkle 
Damit 
Empty Suit 
Five Finger Discount 
Go Left, Old Man, Go Left 
Hard to Believe 
Inconvenient Angles 
Inner Notch 
Intimidation 
Jogging to Vedauwoo 
La Femme Takeda 
Ledge of the World, The 
Middle Notch 
Outer Notch 
Penetration 
Pretty Girls with Long Knives 
Random Crystals 
Sketch Palsy 
Sweet Variation 
Take 5 
Unremembered 
Unsorted Routes:

Outer Notch 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V British: S 4b

   
Type: Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V British: S 4b [details]
FA: Bob Stevenson and Jim Halfpenny
Page Views: 713
Submitted By: Matt Richardson on Apr 29, 2007
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]
Courtney retrieving gear from the top portion of t...

Add Photo Add Comment    Printer View

Description 

This is an excellent beginner's climb on the northwest portion of Blair III. This route ascends a slabby system of cracks on the right hand side of a large notch (as you face it). The top consists of a right-facing dihedral with a nice hand crack in the back. It has excellent stemming.


Location 

Descend via the rappel anchors located on the steep face (above Son of a Wanted Man, 13c).


Protection 

Gear to #4 Camalot.



Photos of Outer Notch Slideshow Add Photo
Tommy T. rapping off at the bolt anchors.
Tommy T. rapping off at the bolt anchors.
Comments on Outer Notch Add Comment
Show which comments
By Greg Speer
From: Fort Collins, CO
Aug 28, 2009
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b

The dihedral/hand crack up top is the crux and a bit sustained. Wide stemming helps. I could have used a half dozen #3 & 4 Camalots for that section. Nice belay on top with horizontal crack to build anchor. Save three smaller cams (0.4, 0.5, 0.75) for this. Also could substitute with smaller tri-cams.