This variant of Pioneer Ridge offers a harder start to the rib on the fourth pitch, which the more obvious direct route bypasses. To get to the start of the pitch climb a few metres above the anchor, step around to the left, and climb down a couple of metres past a protection bolt on the small slab. (This is virtually a small pitch in its own right). From the expansive ledge climb the rib directly or on the left, with the crux moves straight off the ground.
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Joe Arts, 2018