Welcome to SP!  -

Corkscrew, 5.12a (A0)

 
[ Sizes: Orig | Large | Med | Small | Thumb ]
Corkscrew, 5.12a (A0)
3rd-4th Pitches- 50m- 5.7/ Make an exposed traverse out right for quite a distance. You won’t be able to protect it with trad gear. The pitons are hard to see, but they are there (2009). There is a bolt as well, but I missed it. Stay low when in question and follow the good micro ledges. Eventually cross over a bulge/arête and climb up to a solid ledge below an obvious left facing corner. Continue up the corner for pitch four placing a 2” and 3”, saving a 2” and 4” for the belay crack above. The upper section of this corner is a little overhanging and slick with a deck ledge below that portion. Do a gear belay on top of the corner which is really a detached pinnacle of sorts. The bolt ladder for the crux pitch starts at your head.
Corkscrew, 5.12a (A0), 7 Pitches, Yellow Edge Area, Yamnuska, Alberta, July, 2008

Comments

No comments posted yet.





Rate This Image
Current Score: 81.18

Log In To Vote
 Yellow Edge, 5.10c-5.12a (Mountain/Rock)


You are at
the First
Image

Viewing
#1 of 1
GALLERY

You are at
the Last
Image

 Dow Williams's Image Gallery

Desert Tortoise
« PREV

Viewing
#956 of 9205
GALLERY
Chockstone Corner Direct, 5.10a
NEXT »


 Corkscrew, 5.12a (A0), 7 Pitches (Route)


 Photo of the Hour (Album)


Image Data
Dow WilliamsSubmitted by Dow Williams
on Jul 9, 2009 1:07 pm

Image ID: 528061
Hits: 861 
Object Title: Corkscrew, 5.12a (A0)

Image Type(s): Rock Climbing