Headache, II, 5.10a

  • First Pitch - 100’- 5.9+/
  • I suppose there is no 5.10 move on this pitch, but if you are not a great crack climber than it goes harder than pitch 2 and 3. Start off with a beautiful #2 crack, jamming and stacking off the deck for approximately 50'. Then it opens up to more mixed terrain (photo above), but still utilizes good crack techniques. You come to a mellow overhang you can turn on facial features to the right or maneuver directly up and over to the anchor. A couple of biners are here for those wanting to bail the route (2007). The roof of the 2nd pitch is directly above.
    The Headache, II, 5.10a, Zion National Park, June, 2007

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