Rocky Road

Type: 
Alpine
Description: 
Pitch1 - Start on the right hand side of the snow slope, around 6 metres traverse then straight up the face. Grade around 15, 60 metres. Pitch 2 - Keep heading straight up the face. Grade around 16, 60 metres. Pitch 3 - Keep following the crag and keep yourself on the face. Grade 16. 60 metres. Pitch 4 - Continue climbing on the face, a little bit slabby. Grade 17. 60 metres. Pitch 5 - Start traverse to the ridge; it's very short. Around 25 metres. Grade 15. Pitch 6 - Head straight up for around 10-15 metres then keep climbing on the left. Grade 17. 60 metres. Last 200 metres we decided to short rope using running belays. Grade around 13-14.
Pitch(es): 
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The placement is not too bad

Grade: 
3 17
Quality: 
2.01
Gone: 
0
Length: 
480m
Bolts: 
0
Natural pro: 
1
Ascent: 
Tony Burnell and
David Chen
Route Image: 
UUID: 
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