Z is Last, but this is First
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|Type: ||Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 55 feet|
|Consensus: ||5.8 [details]|
|FA: ||Tim Crennen and Brian Bourquin|
|New Route: ||Yes|
|Season: ||year round|
|Submitted By: ||Tim C on Sep 29, 2010|
BETA PHOTO: Z Shaped Route that is about 100-150 feet north of...
Start under the overhang on the left side. The first bolt is a little run out but on easier climbing. Climb straight up to the first and second bolt. Then pull through a chimney feature near an old bird nest. After that, do a fun, 'very' exposed traverse for 20 feet to the prow. Then run it out up the ridge to the top for a chain anchor.
This route is located about 100-150 feet North from where the Nautilus Cave is. The route is on the left side of a large overhang.
5 quickdraws + anchor. Use a long, extended draw for the second bolt to help reduce rope drag.
|Photos of Z is Last, but this is First Slideshow
Above the second bolt and crux.
Just above the last bolt.
@ the anchor...
Amazing position for an easy climb...
|Comments on Z is Last, but this is First
Jan 18, 2011
Actually a really fun, little route, nice addition.
Jan 22, 2011
rating: 5.8 R
This is an awesome route. Your heart gets pumping the first time you negotiate the traverse. No single move is too hard, but the route offers a lot in a short period.
|By Jay Eggleston|
Nov 15, 2012
rating: 5.7+ R
This is a fun route that is easier than it first appears.