Lady Wilson's Cleavage, IV, 5.9

7th Pitch- 125’- 5.9/ The only climbing on this next pitch is after you scramble back right into the gully that now opens from the crack/chimney system below it. You come to a short and steep section right below a dirty and bushy tree. It is best to bring in the belayer to the base of this section. There is a rope (2008) tied to the tree that can be used as pro, but it has been there awhile. Climb an otherwise unprotected short chimney section, facing out and making a dramatic move to your right to reach a finger ledge with no feet. Mantle on up and traverse right by the tree. Bring up the 2nd at the larger trees above.
Lady Wilson's Cleavage, IV, 5.9, Mount Wilson, Red Rocks, March, 2008

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rpc

rpc - Mar 18, 2008 1:07 pm - Voted 10/10

did you guys

end up using that #3 Big Bro?
nice series of photos Dow.

Dow Williams

Dow Williams - Mar 18, 2008 1:16 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: did you guys

no Radek, you do not need the 2 7's and you will get by just fine with 1 6....that is all we had...I have no idea why Handren calls for so much gear....we protected it just fine with the 2 5's and that one 6.....the part I ran out is off route....nothing would help you there...just a bad one placement and a better two towards the end...way run out....but I combined two pitches this way...we sort of had a late start, and I was focused on getting the route done...we still were at the summit at 5:30 no worries...the climbing itself goes fast..cheers

rpc

rpc - Mar 18, 2008 1:24 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: did you guys

Thanks Dow - great info!

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