The Shadow | E7 Trad climb at West Chief

So named because it casts a distinctive shadow at about midday when seen from the west.


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Peter Croft
Added at 08:11 on 28 November 2021

Ascents

2 recorded ascents.

Climber Style FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Peter Croft Lead (Onsight) 01 Jan 1988 (approx)

Peter onsighted the crux pitch, though having done pitches nearby previously there is some discussion about how onsight it was [1]. On balance, it seems likely that he had little to no knowledge of the pitch before setting off.

[1] http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/3002969/Peter-Crofts-Shadow-Onsight

[2] https://www.facebook.com/climbing.in.the.80s/photos/a.270388289694020/4627017627364376/

Emilie Pellerin Lead (Onsight)