|The Big Wall
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The Arete is a second pitch variation to Layback Route. Climb the first pitch of Layback Route to the pin anchor. Continue up the second and move left under the roof. Take the open book corner with a hand crack to a stance ledge. Move right onto the super exposed arÍte plugging gear in horizontals. Pull the lip to a big ledge with a bolt anchor.
Second Pitch variation on Layback Route
Bring A Rack to #3
jon g nearing the top of "the arete"
Jonathan Garlough leading The Arete.
Photo by Jam...
Jon leaving the belay ledge on the FA
The top of the Arete just befor the ancors went in
View of the pond from the top you can see Gunstock...
Lee Hansche On the Arete. Fantastic climb.
Jonathan Garlough & Lincoln Tetherly at the pin an...
Lee on belay and Loran following.
Jonathan Garlough belaying Lincoln Tetherly on The...
Jon and Lauren getting some sun on the Arete.
|By lee hansche|
From: goffstown, nh
Jul 5, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a
the 1st pitch is a bit less classic but the money pitch is MONEY! great classic trad climbing! big roof, big corner, splitter cracks, exposure and an amazing view... i really want to come back and shoot photos of it :)