This problem ascends the right side of a boulder that leans up against Flake 1. It may at one time have been part of the Flake but is now separate from the main Flake. There is a sit start or a standing start to this problem. The sit start adds no difficulty, just one more move. Begin standing with right hand palming the arete on the far right side of Flake 1 about 6 feet away from Bridge of Sighs. Step with the right foot onto the arete and reach for a clean horizontal break at about 9 feet. Grab the break with both hands. Move the right foot up on the arete with the left foot on some small edges around and left on the overhanging side of the block. Reach the right hand up about three feet up onto the arete to a palmy hold. Bring the right foot up to a dimple on the arete. Pull up and lunge with the left to a small horizontal break four feet above a bit left of the arete. You can continue up but there are no more difficulties and there is lots of Poison Ivy on top. From the small horizontal with the left, down climb or drop onto pads. This is fun little route that is balancy.
Submitted by: dawei on 2012-06-29
Route ID: 111765