Space, Needle, NV

This is a very tough little peak; there is no way to get a sense of the topography without a distant view on a clear day; check the "Bridge Canyon Highpoint" on a site like peakbagger

I wouldn't have at chance at this without the lead climbing of Dangerous Dan. There are two bolted 5.10 routes on the other side, which we did not use.
Thanks to everyone who made this possible.

Harlan WS

February 19, 2017

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The topo map is quite
deceptive. Spirit Mt
just to the north.
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This stretch was
class 3+, but it was
interesting to take
a ladder up the wet,
crumbly granodiorite
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View back down from
top of chute in last
photo
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The last, scary 70'
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Double A flakes his
rope so we can set
up a handline for the
ladder carriers
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The ladder bridged
a big gap below the
1st ledge
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It didn't seem this
steep, but the route
from the ladder top
to the ledge was
wet and not great rock.
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View back down
to the cars
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Dan has put in
~10 pieces of
protection (all
cleanly retrieved),
and is now aiding
over a roof
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Double A uses the
etriers, a push,
and sheer grit to
get over the lip,
while Bob stabilizes
the rope
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Top. I took 5 tries
to get over the lip
with my ascenders.
I finally realized I
was hindered by my
glove and a carabiner
attached to an etrier; I
had weighted the etrier
and blocked my ascender.
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Dan (L) and Double A
 (R) on top.  I wish I had
taken more photos of the
top, so I could see where
to snag a line.
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Bob comes up, using
my ascenders more
adroitly than I did.
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Bob prepares to rap
down on 7.5mm double
strand.
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Photo from CP;
me on Bob's rope
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Tracy comes down
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Taking the ladder
down the 1st obstacle
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