Route: 5.11a C2 Trad, Aid, Alpine, 1200 ft, 12 pitches, Grade V*
*According to Mountain Project/Summit Post
Length: Car2Car < 10 hr; Left car 8:30am and got back ~6:30pm (leisurely pace, saying hi to the goats, summited Liberty Bell)
Dates: August 26, 2020
Here’s my regular PSA that just because someone on the internet used a certain rack (or lack thereof) does not...
Approach was straightforward from Killen Creek TH. Open air bivy at 7,000'. Minor glacier travel with little to no crevasse danger to base of the route. A long, moderate snow slope began at about 9000'. Some rock and ice fall as the sun hit the cliffs on the upper headwall. We solo'd a short WI2 pitch on the left side of the lowest cliff band at 10,400'. The WI3+ pitch began at just below...