BETA PHOTO: Approach to The Riviera and The Bihedral.
The lower tier of the Bihedral is being broken out into a separate area, since it's really distinct from the Left Side and the main upper tier area.
From left to right:
A1. Like a Wonk
L start, 9-, 2p, 120', bolts & gear.
A2. Like a Wonk
R start, 9-, 2p, 120', bolts & gear.
var P2 A1. Wonky
, 11-, 1p, 60', bolts & gear. Arete R of p2 of Like a Wonk
, 9, 1p, 40', 4 bolts.
C. Leave No Trace
, 11-, 1p, 50', 4 bolts & gear.
D. Brace for Impact
, 11-, 1p, 50', bolts & gear.
E. Free at Last
, 11, 1p, 120', 4 bolts & gear.
F1. Beer Dog
, 10-, 1p, 90', 7 bolts.
F2. Hound's Tooth
, 10-, 1p, 80', 7 bolts.
F3. Canine Corner
, 10-, 1p, 75', 7 bolts.
G. Gully, 4th class, 90'.
H. Corner by tree, 2, 1p, 160'. Quickest way up. Mostly 3rd class.
I. Exposed 3rd class.
Routes on Small Slab:
J. Quick Work
, 7, 1p, 3 bolts, 30'.
K. Git 'Er Done
, 9+, 1p, 3 bolts & gear, 40'.
, 11, 1p, 60', bolts.
L2. Where's Ron
, 10-, 1p, 95', bolts +/- gear.
M1. Release the Kraken
, 8, 1p, 95', bolt & gear.
M2. March Madness
, 8, 1p, 95', bolts +/- gear.
N. Dancing Hippos, 4, 1p, 120'. Continuation above Abandonment
Weather station 4.4 miles from here
15 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
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From: Goretex-Vortex, CO
Nov 3, 2007
Was here today and saw someone putting in a new bolt on what looks like Free At Last. Hopefully this was a replacement and not someone altering the existing line?