||Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 90'
|Consensus: || YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]|
|FA: ||Paul Moore, Shane Willet, Mark Nakada, summer 1998|
|Season: ||In the shade after 2pm|
|Page Views: ||590|
|Submitted By: ||Boissal on Aug 20, 2010|
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Paul's route is a good warm-up for the Moore Wall and a great introduction to the style of the area: long steep faces, crimpy horizontals and techy footwork.
Climb a blocky moderate start past 2 bolts to a ledge then tackle a perfect thin face past 11 more bolts. A detached pillar to the left provides relief when the moves start feeling tough for 5.9. The last 2 bolts force you on the face away from this feature for a full value finish.
This route it the furthest left on the Moore Wall. It's the 3rd bolted line to the left of the giant dihedral. Look for a hanged at the lip of a triangular block, that's Ray of Light. Paul's Route is the next one to the left.
13 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor.
Rap off the metolius hangers
By George Jamison
Aug 13, 2012
I just did this route yesterday (Aug 12, 2012) and some recent rockfall has sheared off one of the upper bolts (8th bolt?). You can get a sketchy small cam off to the left, but the bolt needs to be replaced.
By Blake Summers
From: Park City, Utah
Sep 2, 2014
That bolt has been replaced.