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BETA PHOTO: First bolt is a bit run out, to protect place cam ...
The Fiend is a quality thin face route. When the rock exfoliated, it left a few long, 1/2 inch wide edges that you can use for traverses. A 20 foot runout up to the first bolt is quite scary - the runouts above are milder. Rappel 90 feet from a two bolt anchor on a ledge at the top. This climb is in the sun all day.
5 bolts, 2 bolt anchor
|By C Miller|
Sep 25, 2007
rating: 5.9 R
A direct start (5.10 left variation or 5.11 right variation) has been done on toprope and climbs straight up to join the route at the 3rd bolt.