Senior Citizens in Space is the obvious right facing corner. The climbing is consistent with no obvious crux move. Layback up the corner split by a couple of cracks on the left side. The angle lessens as you get higher. One of the best moderates at Index.
Belay at the 2 bolt anchor at top.
Start 20' to the right of Battered Sandwich.
Rappel from the 2 bolt anchor.
Heavy on finger sized cams. Gear to 2". Save a few small pieces for the top.
|Comments on Senior Citizens in Space
From: Las Vegas
Apr 15, 2008
We cleaned the route on 3/22/08. It was still a little wet on 4/11/08.
|By Brian Hench|
From: Costa Mesa, CA
Jun 15, 2009
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c
This is a really good route! It's the best 5.8 I've climbed and the best 5.8 at Index. For me the crux was where it steepens near the top, because there was a lot of debris in the crack and that made it a little hard to get jams.
|By will the cam yarder|
Jun 26, 2010
the crux for me was definitely getting into the corner system. after that the climb is a cruise. one of the best leads i've done anywhere!
Sep 29, 2012
Nice route. Could be a 5.8 move getting onto it but from there it's pretty easy. Upper section is quality but not harder than 5.6.