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Start of Surprise
Pitch 1: Climb a white open book for 55 feet to a small tiered overhang. Step right and pull the center of the overhang to an optional belay ledge.
Pitch 2: Step 6 feet left, move up through a slight notch, step back right, and follow weaknesses just left of the prow to the summit. Descend with a two rope rappel or two one rope rappels.
"A 70m rope will just barely get you back to the start of the climb from the top rap station. You might have to unrope and do a few 3rd class moves down to the start ledge." -Larry S.
Begins from a nice platform below a white open book, at the left end of Land of the Giants and just right of Wine Couloir.
Light Gunks rack, medium nuts. Tree with slings on summit. Tree with slings, mid rappel station.
BETA PHOTO: New rappel anchor replacing the sling salad that w...
|By Larry S|
Aug 7, 2011
A 70m rope will just barely get you back to the start of the climb from the top rap station. You might have to unrope and do a few 3rd class moves down to the start ledge.
|By Larry S|
Sep 17, 2012
Replaced the sling-salad at the very top rap tree yesterday. Installed some beefy 1/4" galv steel cable. It's got two redundant loops routed thru hose to protect the tree and some 1/2" quicklinks.