Woman of Mountain Dreams, 5.11a

4th Pitch- 130’- 5.11a/ This is a zig-zag bolted face pitch up a water streak. Follow the bolts (12) to the hanging fixed belay. Joanne told me that she wished she had placed her bolts straighter, but I thought they were spot on and show you the way among small face features. Just extend slings where appropriate to avoid rope drag. Most foot work was quite positive offering plenty of rests. The start is a bit dicey, protected by a rusty bolt and hanger above the belay ledge. This beginning was the crux move of the pitch for me. When you start trending left about ¾ up the pitch, stay left up a short mossy section for the easier climbing, to go right would venture into a higher grade of climbing for several meters. This was the only other section of the pitch that felt as difficult as the start.
Woman of Mountain Dreams, 5.11a, 16 Pitches, Aeolian Wall, Mount Wilson, Red Rock NCA, Nevada, April, 2013


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