Saturday, August 2, 2008
After many weeks of work and injury recovery I was finally able to put 'The Flying Monkey' to rest. The Flying Monkey ascends the Marble Gully up the polished granite wall just right of Marbelous and features powerful bouldery climbing and technical gear placements. The highlight of the climb is a technical roof sequence which culminates in a dyno to a jug. The route is graded 5.13b(r) and is the hardest free climb yet established at the Castle Crags Wilderness. Thanks Shasta Base Camp for supporting another Castle Crags Classic.