Serpentine Dreams

Serpentine Dreams (5.12b); FA: Steve Annecone, Bret Ruckman (2014): This is a sustained thin-face climb on the west end of the north face of the Matron. It has 13 lead bolts (plus a 1.25″ Cam—0.75 Camalot) to the existing rappel anchors atop the first pitch of the West Face climb. Climb a chimney to a high first bolt, move along a rightward traverse (5.11), then continue up the blank, continuously difficult face. 70-METER ROPE MANDATORY!