|Type:||Sport, 1 pitch, 70'|
|Consensus:||YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]|
|FA:||Mike Yost, Steve Case|
|Submitted By:||Tom Helvie on Jan 25, 2007|
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By Kris Spevak
Jun 2, 2010
|Fun move between first and second bolt; then nice climbing with straightforward moves until the anchor. I am 5'7" and could not clip the anchors from the last semi-decent stance-so the moves here were much harder than 10b for me.|
Mar 21, 2012
|Worn, open shuts have been replaced with new stainless steel bolts and mussy hooks. Paid for with donations collected at Wilson's Eastside and the Rubber Room.|
By Austin Archer
From: Bishop, Ca.
Jan 23, 2014
|In regards to the "new anchor," the right hanger is spinning and the bolt is poking out a bit, the rock looks a little eroded behind the left hanger, maybe from when it was drilled. The route has a nice location, fun moves.|
By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Feb 2, 2015
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Not a good route, and with the terrible belay stance, one wonders why it was bolted at all.
The second bolt is literally underneath the jug you really want to use- I found it near impossible to not rest my palm on the hanger while clipping. Not sure how solid the rock is at owens, but i'd never drill a bolt that shallow in sandstone.
The last bolt is...really far to the right, and while you want to clip it, it may be better not to? I'm not sure. Frankly, the anchor should probably be where the last bolt is, as getting to the anchor is goofy and not much fun.
All in all, my least favorite route i've done in the gorge.