South Face, Mt. Watkins C2 5.8


Yosemite Valley, California USA

  • Currently 5.0/5
Recommended Gear

Below is listed some of the gear the SuperTopo team would take when climbing this route.

**Tommy's Rack**
2 sets Black Diamond Camalot C3
2 sets Black Diamond Camalot C4 to 4"
1 set Black Diamond Stopper
1 set NEW Black Diamond Offset Nuts (not released yet]]
9.4 mm x 60mm Blue Water Dominator
10 Black Diamond Oz Quickdraws
30 Black Diamond Oz extra biners
10 Black Diamond Dynex Runner

Black Diamond Padded Gear Sling
Black Diamond Chaos Harness
La Sportiva TC Pro
La Sportiva Ganda Approach Shoe
Patagonia R1 Hoody
Black Diamond Speed 40
Patagonia Surf Brim
Patagonia Capilene T-Shirt

**My Set Up**
CAMP Quartz CR3
Petzl Ascension Ascender
Petzl GriGri
PMI Fingerless Glove
Spectra Daisy Chains
Petzl Quickstep Aiders
Mad Rock Hustler Approach Shoes
Patagonia R1 Hoody
Patagonia Traverse Pant
Wild Country Alpine Shield Helmet

I also brought offset aliens, cam hooks and aiders for me if i was going to aid climb (but never used them)

What I would also bring next time and what i would recommend for all people not free climbing that 5.11 and harder sections
1 Black Diamond Talon
1 Black Diamond Grappling Hook
2 Moses Tomahawks for hand placements just in case