I cannot believe Supertopo recommends avoiding the last pitch... just incredibly funky and facile of them. The last pitch is actually hard, interesting and a real surprise for many when you pull into it. It is a powerfully barn-dooring lieback for a few moves off of which some have taken nasty falls, it is that significant. It is 5.10a. The rock is decent and the belay is off the giant bench atop the crux pitch. You end on the Cookie wall top and can just hike off westward and down to the road. The last pitch is very much Part of The Original Very Very Historic Route and Experience, Chris--- quit abridging our history.
The closest I have ever come to not having fun while rock climbing...
Photo: Todd Snyder
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