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Captian Obvious - 5.8

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Brant Didden & Pete Cassam
Bolts, gear, knobs
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Matt Schutz, Grahm Doe - July 2004 Thinking we were on an FA we accidentally placed bolted anchors and a few bolts on this line. The rightful name will remain Pitch 1 - Right of the "The Great Depression" Start up the obvious sweet looking crack up the prow of the formation to bolted belay. Pitch 2 - sling bomber incredible incut chicken heads for 100 feet to a bolt. Then continue up left and over the highly featered steep bulge to bolted belay. Pitch 3 - Climb up and right (bolts) to more knob tie offs and gear to a natural belay. Short pitch up and left to the summit. Lower off the back of the spire (bolts) then scramble to the top of the dome. Rappel down the dome to the left and then rappel "The Great Depression". Bolted stations. Rappelling beyond the 1st pitch would be risky due to the huge chicken heads everywhere. check for more info

Submitted by: serenityascents on 2009-03-09
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Route ID: 68784

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: pcassam on 1993-07-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars FA~ Brant Didden & Pete Cassam ~ "The Wing Feather"

Brant Didden and I climbed this 3 pitch arete in 1993. We called it "The Wing Feather". We used no bolts and rapped a short rap off a horn from the summit of the arete. Great route! ~Pete Cassam

Added: 2008-06-23