Niagra on the Bow 5.9+, 245m
Niagra on the Bow 5.9+ 245m
FA: Brandon Pullan, Urs Kallen Sept. 09
Approach: As for Cory’s Groove on Mt. Cory.
The route climbs the face right of the large black slab, up a series of corner. All anchors are rigged with ring bolts.
P1: (55m, 5.8) Start as for Cory’s Groove, after the first bolt traverse up to a blocky yellow corner past 2 bolts.
P2: (45m,5.9+) Aim for the large corner, stem up this awesome pitch passing a few bolts to a ledge.
P3: (50M, 5.9) Traverse right on ledges past a teetery flake to the second corner, up passing bolts to a committing slab, belay on ledge.
P4: (55m,5.8) Again head right around to the second corner, slabs and face up to a good crack and ledge, once at the ledge head up and left on easy ground to an upper ledge.
P5: (40m, 5.9+) Head right and up to a corner, delicate moves up to a ledge, take the next corner above by climbing the hallow flakes up to the upper ridge.
Rappel the route.
Rack: 10 QD’s, some runners, small rack to # 2, Two 60m ropes.