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A var. of Patrick Ewing.
Belay at the base of the P. Ewing hand crack.
Climb the hand crack to the 2nd bolt of PE. For Scotty Pippen, go straight up past the 2nd bolt to a 3rd bolt at very crisp positive crimps. Power over the bolt thru shallow bulges and good gear being careful with the "potato chip" hold. Mantle thur another bulge at the base of a final bulge. Clip the bolt and make a long reach to an eyebrow and step over on the low angled face. Climb 5.6 'brows to a good .4 C4 and traverse back left to the gear belay at the top of PE P2. Two #2 camalots are nice at the belay. Finish on PE.
In between Pat Ewing and Nick Danger. Rap the Ruby Tuesday anchors with two 60s.
Two bolts and gear. 4 bolts total counting the two on PE. Gear belays.
Drilling the bolt in the final crux.
|Comments on Scotty Pippen
|By Will Byrum|
Oct 5, 2011
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b
Great route. Steep climbing and direct. I like it better than Nick Danger or Pat Ewing. We have found it more convenient to finish on Nick Danger and go to the rap anchors.
From: Columbia, SC
Oct 9, 2011
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b
This route is a classic! P1 is amazingly well protected, has great movement, no mega runouts, and is generally great! Good stuff Phil and Brian
From: western NC
Dec 15, 2011
Fun route on surprisingly positive holds (well mostly). I thought the crux was at the "potato chip" hold (I did it 3 times and it felt the same every go). The move at the last bolt seemed much easier to me. I finished into the upper pitches of Nick Danger.
|By jeep gaskin|
Oct 21, 2013
for a warm winter day of glass heading, you can climb scotty or nick, set an anchor where the routes merge and top rope either one or both. add ruby with an anchor above the steep black streak, run laps on it too and you got 3 great play toys. to break it all down, finish nick to the anchors on irish jig and pull the ruby anchors on the way down. if you're not familiar with the second pitch of nick it is not trivial 5.8 so allow time.