OUCC Proceedings 11 (1983)Pozu Jorcada Blanca - Rigging |
OUCC Proceedings 11 Contents |
John Singleton and Graham Naylor
Italics mark optional or off-main-route pitches
Pitch |
Name |
Rope |
Belays |
12 m | Entrance | 14 m | Long tapes and wires to boulders |
20 m | Snow Joke |
20 m ladder | 2 bolts |
4 m |
| 5 m | 1 bolt |
| Traverse on Ledge | 10 m ladder | 1 bolt |
38 m | Is Necessary | 40 m | 1 bolt and long tape to flake. 1 long rope protector |
8 m | Pendulum | 10 m | 2 bolts |
5 m | Pendulum (alternative) | 5 m ladder | Long wire to flake |
9 m | The Chair | 25 m | Tape to flake and 1 bolt |
13 m | Chair II | " | Long wire to flake |
18 m | Mistral I | 19 m | 1 bolt; short belay to knob |
20 m | Mistral II | 23 m | 2 bolts: Y hang |
34 m | Mistral III | 36 m | Long tape to boulder and 1 bolt |
10 m | Mistral IV | 11 m | 2 bolts |
10 m | Choss pitch | Two 5m ladders | Tape to large flake; wire belay for second ladder at ledge |
| Traverse: Walk on the Wild Side | 10 m | 1 bolt at upstream end; medium length tape through thread at other |
6 m | Martin's bypass (alternative to WotWS) | 7m ladder | Long wire to flake |
18 m | Marble Bathroom | 23 m | Tape round knob at end of rift; 1 bolt rebelay; deviator 6 m from bottom |
8 m | Bathroom Step I | 10 m | 1 bolt and tape to flake; protector needed |
12 m | Bathroom Step II | 14 m | 1 bolt and long tape to flake |
9 m | Bathroom Step III | 10 m | 2 bolts; protector needed |
55 m | The Font | 57 m | 2 bolts and short tape |
8 m / 5 m | Hammer Death | 15 m | 1 bolt and long tape round flake; one bolt rebelay |
15 m | Stead's Braille Blunder | 20 m | Long tapes to boulder pile |
22 m | One Step Beyond | 23 m | Short tape and 1 bolt |
10 m | One Stead Beyond | 14 m | Short tape to natural, then traverse down to two bolts |
15 m | King Pitch | 20 m | Short tape to naturals; 5 m traverse and then long tape round huge rock |
5 m | Pyramid Pitch I | 5 m ladder | Long wire |
20 m | Pyramid Pitch II | 22 m | Long tape; long wire |
10 m | Squelch ! |
10 m ladder | Long wire and long tape |
60 m | The Sphinx | 63 m | Long wire and long tape round huge knob |
28 m | Wallop ! | 33 m | Short tape; 3 m traverse to two bolts; deviator; 1 protector needed |
13 m | Tantalus | 15 m | 2 long tapes |
10 m | Pol Pot | 25 m | 2 bolts; 1 bolt at base of pitch for traverse |
8 m | Delta Pitch | 10 m | 1 bolt; 1 medium tape |
10 m | The Vortex |
12 m ladder | Long tape; long wire to flakes |
8 m | Armageddon Pitch | 10 m | 2 bolts |