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Wryick-Merell/ it's a gas - 5.11a

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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Standard rack, extra small cams
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty (Not Rated)
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Start on the opposite side of the tower from the paved road, some bolt studs will let you know you're in the right place, there is a bolt about 10ft. up with a hanger. The route is only about 150ft. tall, but is done in two pitches. All in 1 pitch would have some drag. Pitch 1 ( 5.11 or C1)- climb the thin crack to a short OW pod (1/4" bolt on right so no big cams are needed) Continue up finger crack in L. facing dihedral to a ledge with another 1/4" bolt, continue up thinning finger crack to another ledge and the belay. P2 (A1)- Climb "bolt" ladder to summit. p2 variation (5.10)- traverse right from belay to a big ledge, climb the hand crack to the top (you might want to do the traverse as the finish to p1 for drag)

Submitted by: sparky on 2006-01-10
Views: 600
Route ID: 73155

4 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: nvrsmr14 on 2007-03-03 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Rope Solo

Rope soloed this. Awsome C1 climb. Cold and lots of snow. Highly recommended. Great solo opportunity.

Added: 2007-03-05

Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: insainio on 2006-02-04 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

We did this as a clean aid route. It was great climbing on a good day. Although cold up top with high winds. Why there are about ten bolts (with no hangers on them) on this route is a head scratcher. Fun route when you want to get away from the crowds.

Added: 2006-02-04

Onsight Onsight ascent by: sparky on 2005-11-26 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

C1 dude, and COLD!

Witnessed by: matt
Added: 2005-11-26

Onsight Onsight ascent by: mpick on 2005-11-26 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

aided this guy. C akward 1st picth, stellar thin diherdral and weird bolt ladder 2nd pitch. COLD

Witnessed by: matt B
Added: 2005-11-26