I highly recommend this route. Did Scorched Earth in Spring of 1998 w/ Warren Hollinger and Brad Jackson. Brad sent the Levitator with a total of maybe 4 pieces at most. I am not exagerating maybe 4, maybe 3 for the entire offwidth. One of the most impressive leads I have ever seen. Doing the sidewinder technique 1500 ft off the deck, it was a thing of beauty. The levitator flake is attached on the top and the bottom so you can see through the flake. If you do it I also recommend you don't clip the junk[ the small heads you place or any of the small fixed heads] If you rip you will just have to clean out those placements and redo all that work. Small heads will not stop a fall anyway so why clip it. It will speed up your lead too. It took us 5 days with 3 pitches fixed. The run off was tremendous from the big winter that year but we were dry except for one belay where there was considerable seepage. I am not sure but I think it was the 10th belay. It is super overhung so hauling is awesome as well. By the way I don't know how it can have a 5.8 rating with the levitator being 5.11??? As Rob Slater said If you don't do the levitator you have not really done the route. Have fun!
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