|The Thumb Area
|Type: ||Trad, 4 pitches, 400', Grade II|
|Consensus: || YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]|
|FA: ||Royal Robbins and Ted Wilson|
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|Submitted By: ||RKM on Nov 10, 2011|
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Mark Ward - second or third pitch.
A very old route on the east side of the Thumb.
Mark Ward made an early solo (roped) ascent. Probably '71 or '72. Took a leader fall on the 4th pitch and sliced his leg. Finished the route and then went to get stitched up.
Some fixed pins. A little dirty but very historic and one of the original hard routes in the canyon
Start uphill from Spring and Fall. A direct line up a slanting chimney heading for a apex shaped roof.
Kim Miller placing pins on the first pitch of the ...
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