Flying in the Mountains, Parkline Slab 5.11a
Yosemite Valley, California USA
Avg time to climb route: 1 hour
Approach time: 15 minutes
Descent time: 30 minutes
Number of pitches: 10
Height of route:
OverviewPro:.33-4.51each,12QDs - 10 pitches
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Ten pitches. Pro extra thin3: (Extra thin gear for P2). This route is possible to climb with one 60m rope, but you must complete it in order to get off with one rope and rap Homeworld (5.10c).
P1: 90, 5.9 trad, 0 bolts. It gets a little wide for a minute, a couple wide moves. No more than a 3 Camalot. P2: 110, 1 bolt, 10a, a single bolt off the belay. Then face moves past the bolt. Then 10a layback fingers and lean-in to the left, TCUs and Stoppers for a long ways. Face climbing on left side of crack, semi- sustained. Up to a nice ledge. P3: 100, 10 bolts, 10c, totally sport. Up and out a roof. Crux is at bolt 4. P4: 100, 4 bolts. Goes regular Valley, gold and smooth. Desperate 11a, pimping on small laybacks with bolt protection, sink a finger lock and follow easier climbing to the anchor. Up and out right there is the belay ledge. P5: 120, 3 bolts. Face climb back into crack above the mungy bit. Long crack pitch. Fingery. P6: 130, 9 bolts. Three bolts angling right and then angle back left a crack, finger sized pro, with a seam, then back right to bolts. Crux near finish of fully bolted section with ramp and it gets vertical with positive edges. P7: 100, easy 5.2 traverse right to reach Hummock Ledge.
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