Roadside Attraction, WI3 – M7

Brody Sullivan on Swing Dance. Photo courtesy of Ryan Jennings.

Approach: This mini-crag is located right off the road, 15 minutes or so from the parking area. There are several short but fun flows here.

Description: From left to right.
a) Mellow flow. Bring screws.
b) Thin Slab, bring stubbies if you want to lead it.
c) Two Step, WI4 M6. Climb the central pillar and out left to the hanging dagger. Screws and finger sized cams, #3 Camalot optional.
d) Swing Dance, WI4 M7+. Climb the central pillar to the crack up and right. Finger sized pro to a .75 camalot.
e) Short Pillar. Out right of the other climbs.

Descent: All the established climbs in the main area finish at the same tree with slings.

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