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Free and Easy

 
Free and Easy

Page Type: Route

Location: California, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 37.02873°N / 119.3847°W

Object Title: Free and Easy

Route Type: Trad Climbing

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Time Required: Less than two hours

Rock Difficulty: 5.7 (YDS)

Number of Pitches: 5

Grade: I

Route Quality: 
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Page By: robojeda

Created/Edited: Jan 22, 2008 / Jan 22, 2008

Object ID: 374671

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Route Description

"Free and Easy" begins on the extreme right of the wall containing "Hang 'em High" and "Balls."

Pitch 1: Ascend the hand crack splitting a large 30' flake/boulder, which leans up against the lower right corner of the wall. Climb up past broken cracks to a ledge and set a gear belay (nuts/cams to 1.5").

Pitch 2: Continue up left facing corners to the top of a large left leaning ramp. Follow finger crack, heading left up ramp, to two bolts and belay.

Pitch 3: Follow three bolts continuing up ramp. Follow hand crack below roof to a single bolt and gear belay.

Pitch 4: Continue up hand crack towards roof at end. Transition out over roof and face climb up two large ledges (40') to a two bolt belay.

Pitch 5 Traverse to left from bolts and follow fourth class ramp up and right to the top.

Gear

Nuts/Cams to 2"
11 Trad Draws
60m rope


Images

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Third pitch