Ascent Notes for: Bombay Groove, a.k.a. Yankee Go Home -
Average Rating : 4.60/5
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P1 - Awesome - mantle over expando flake to gain 1st bolt. Precariously tiptoe/sidestep on pure friction over to gain arete - breathe and enjoy (I could 'cuz I followed this pitch) follow arete then move in to first belay (I think there was another bolt between the first and the anchor - you never know at Stone). P2 - my turn - move back out to the arete and up a few moves before moving in to the water groove - pretty casual compared to P1. I think there were a couple of bolts in there. P3 - no pro, easy terrain to the top.
Witnessed by: Peter Kornwolfe
Woo-Hoo! What a ride! This is the best climb on the South Face!
I only led the top pitch (5.9+, easy to onsight, scraper if you don't). RrrAdam led the hard 5.10c moves to the Bombay Groove belay. Awesome view!
Witnessed by: rrradam, pattray