OverviewFirst ascent by Ward Ruble, July 13, 1921. Obvious gully on the NE corner of the rock massif.
Original summit register is in the Hotchkiss-Crawford Historical Society Museum in Hotchkiss, Colorado.
Getting ThereSame as other route, but branch off and head west much sooner.
Route DescriptionLoose, broken basalt. Helmets necessary. 5.2R with fixed pins and a few bolts. There is a rappel station for this gully separate of the rappel station for the North Face.
Essential GearHelmets. 2-50m ropes for rappel. Pitons/small gear.
I've been told there are drilled bolts for a rap anchor on this route. If not, you can rappel the NE face using 2 50m ropes.