Direttissima 5.8+ 9 Pitches
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That is me on the funky pitch 5 traverse....I thought this traverse sucked and then I did Forbidden Corner yesterday (10 pitches, 5.9) and that route made this traverse seem like a day at the park. Bottom line is that traverses on Yam are very hard if not impossible to protect, and in this case with a huge corner to stop your swing dead in its tracks meaning if you fell, a broken arm, shoulder or hip would most definitely be guaranteed.
Direttissima, 5.8+, 9 Pitches. Best described in the new guide book Yamnuska Rock. This is a classic on Yam that the late Hans Gmoser put up and was the route for that time period. I climbed it July 13, 2006. We mixed in several 5.9 variations that are described in the book.