Parts is Parts
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This route proves more difficult for short people, and has sequences that are not all that obvious for a moderate climb. It serves as a regular warm-up.
This is the third route on the right as you climb the hill.
Starts on a homemade hanger up to the anchors.
|Comments on Parts is Parts
|By Dirty Gri Gri, or is it GiGi?|
Sep 28, 2006
Oooh...Brings back memories.
I made the mistake of leading this as a brand spankin new climber, after reading John Longs "How To Rock Climb" book, and only had top-roped two routes, and led one 5.7 prior to hopping on P.I.P. It was VERY SCARY for a new climber/leader. Good thing I didn't fall because it seemed like there were only 3 bolts on it (?). A good climb though, as long as you're not a newbie leader.
It seemed way harder than I thought a 5.8 should have been at the time. Maybe because I'm 5'2". Harder for short people, like Matt mentioned? ; )
|By rex parker|
From: mammoth lakes c.a
Nov 2, 2007
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c
maybe this was a 5-8 at one time but it is reachy and i.m.o a little harder than 5-8 ,perhaps holds have broken off , also beware of a couple of jugs so hollow sounding that you can beat them like a drum. i agree w/ gigette note a good one for someone just leading in this range, same go's for the 5-9 to its left.
|By John Wilder|
From: Las Vegas, NV
Feb 9, 2011
On 2/8/11, the LVCLC with support from the ASCA replaced 4 protection bolts and the anchor with 1/2" x 3.5" 5-piece bolts. The anchors are Fixe double ring hangers.