I've reached the summit several times. Lots of good routes there, but the run out is big. get your slab game on or you'll be reaching for the band-aids
Southern granite is sooooooo sweet. Nothing like friction to spice it up, especially when it's so hot your shoe rubber is melting!
Man is this place a fryng pan in the summer.
I did my first lead on the Great Arch, I have also done Entrance Crack, WOSL,No Alternative,Pulpit,Anchor Rode. Just move those feet, if you stop for too long, you can feel the rock crystals breaking away. Awesome place to climb in winter with its southern exposure. Crazy hot in late spring,summer. Climb early, the tree ledge gets mighty busy.
Wow! Fantastic. Great Arch is absolutely fabulous. No Alternative is pretty scary stuff. My first real friction climb and terrifying in so many ways. Great views, good times and some interesting wildlife.