Topo #3217

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1 Piolin

Start directly to the right of the large tree root. The beginning moves of this climb are by far the hardest. If you are looking for an easier start (and a grade closer to 5.7 than 5.9), use the root to work your way up to the beginning of the crack. For a greater challenge, attempt to climb solely the face on small ledges and crimps. Continue through the good holds and high steps to follow the right side of the crack before traversing slightly to the right to a mailbox slot ledge and then directly up to a second ledge and the anchors. Movement from the first ledge to the second ledge can be a bit of a reach for shorter climbers, although, some fairly creative ways to get to the anchors have been successfully applied.

5.9 Sport 7m, 3 Unlink route
2 Diedro

Just to the right of Piolin, and ending with the same anchors, is Diedro. Start by standing on the protruding ramp that moves up to the right towards Ron. Use the two low pockets to position yourself before traversing right onto a crimp and geston. Use some burly strength to get to the pocket just above and then clip the second bolt on the extremely deep monster pocket. From here traverse to the left using a sloper and a couple of wide stances with decent ledges before getting to the anchors shared with Piolin. In the final push for the anchors Diedro uses some of the same holds as Piolin, but to maintian the 5.10c difficulty try to stay as far to the right as possible.

5.10 Sport 7m, 3 Unlink route
3 * Ron

Named after pioneer Costa Rican climber Ry Morrison’s brother, on the other side of the fat arête you will find Ron, which begins at the base of the right parallel cracks. Dynamically thrust two hands up and grab the obvious monster jug, and you are already at the technical crux. Get the feet high and then pull a stylish, and photo friendly, move that uses some important footwork, and a pocket left hand. Move up over the bulge and onto the more forward leaning part of the wall. For the remainder of the climb it is big holds and the right sided crack until the anchors.

5.10b Sport 7m, 3 Unlink route

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