La Grande Bouffe

Type: 
Rock
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
11820m5Yes
 

On wall opposite Smug with Semen. Starts as for Bulimics Picnic and trends up and L, finishes up steep crack by the macrocarpa tree. The top can be protected by placing gear in the crack.

Grade: 
18
Quality: 
0
Gone: 
0
Length: 
20m
Bolts: 
5
Natural pro: 
1
Attribution: 
Calum Hudson
Ascent: 
Calum Hudson, 1988.
Rebolted Calum Hudson, 2009.
UUID: 
dc91dd91-a20d-4cbf-abbc-cdb14b66d4c0

Comments

A bold lead and runout with a 1980s style of climbing, also needs a scrub. Can be top-roped after a bush-bash to get to the anchor. The top section requires gear, unless top-roping. It is probably the most protected of the three routes on this face.