3+ great routes on a single formation, with relatively high quality rock. Routes are short but sweet. I can't say exactly why, but I really love climbing here. It has become our go-to spot for quick sessions. Water starts are the norm at this spot, and just jump off the top when you are done.
Take a boat. Head to the eastern end of the northwest facing side of thatch. This formation is just around a small point, in a small, sheltered bay.
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Thatch Easy 5.9 Trad, 1 pitch, 35 feet
Thatch Hard 5.10d Trad, 1 pitch, 30 feet
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What makes this route so fun is the fact that the crux is down low, and, although continuous, it slowly lets up as you get higher. A great route to push your grade. Starts with a traverse to the right, and then straight up a face. Black basalt. Watch out for a few loose flakes at the top....[more] Browse More Classics in International