Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
Steve Garvey, Paul Wharton, 1992
pitons, incl. knife blades and lost arrows, small (0 TCU), med, large cams (to 3 1/2 friend), stoppers, bat hook.
Starts from top of very large boulder below curving roof to the L of Gingus corner. Climbs through roof and then follows slanting crack systems up and right on buttress to L of Gingus corner. 2 double rope rappells from alders. Approach: climb up talas past gingus to top of large boulder below sloping face below arching roof. Pitch 1 climb slab to piton belay below highest point of roof, 5.10-11. Pitch 2: mostly aid (A3?) through roof to crack system straight above to hanging belay. First ascent required at least one move off a bat hook on this pitch. Pitch 3: climb slanting crack systems working up and right to finish on buttress to L of Gingus corner 5.10.
2 double rope rappels the first bringing you to the top of pitch one.
Submitted by: Paul_W on 2010-09-15
Route ID: 106614