Niagra on the Bow 5.9+, 245m

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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.

Brandon Pullan, Urs Kallen
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