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Good to the Last Drop - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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John Kear and Paul Johnson Jan. 06'
Rock (Trad)
Standard Rack to 3'
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Start the route in a SW facing bay about 2/3 of the way down the gulley seperating the Needle and Hidden Wall. 1) Face climbing leads to a crack system ending on lower angled terrain after 150ft. 2) Scamble up the low angle terrain and into a crack/flare, continue up on mixed face and crack climbing to a good ledge with a large block 150ft. 3) Climb straight up fins and finger cracks to a wide crack leading to a ledge. Continue up face to another ledge system and belay from a tree at the base of a right facing corner 100ft. 4) Follow the corner and exit right onto face climbing, follow the face past two bolts to another r facing corner and a ledge above a tree 150ft. 5) Climb straight up a crack system to excellent face and short crack systems to another ledge 100ft. 6) Climb up undercling and lieback crack to a ledge and face moves, belay on ledge after 100ft. 7) Climb up and right past a bolt, continue right to shallow L facing crack system. Follow the corner and finger crack to the top of the Wall.150ft

Descent Options:

Hike back to the crest from the top of the wall.

Submitted by: thereason on 2007-03-21
Views: 492
Route ID: 84349

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: thereason on 2006-12-03 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars 5th time on the climb

Nice day in Dec.

Added: 2007-05-01