Whoose, 5.8

1st Pitch- 120’- 5.8/ By far the best pitch on the best rock of this route, but no fixed rap anchor, so you have to go ahead and commit to the walk off if you choose to do the first pitch. There is quite a bit of noise on other beta sites regarding loose blocks and the like. But in reality, Whoosh is just typical Red Rock adventure climbing. Start in a deep left facing corner on black varnished rock. The first 10m are actually quite sporty, but well protected. Carefully pass a few loose blocks as you make your way to a bulge/roof that is pulled (crux) via a large crack (#4 C4) on more delicate terrain. Continue up to a small ledge where you can build a comfortable belay with 3” gear.
Whoose, 5.8, 3 Pitches, Bryd Pinnacle, Oak Creek Canyon, Red Rock National Conservation Area, NV, November, 2011


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