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Flood Control 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Alan Nelson, Richard Wright
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Submitted By: Alan Nelson on Sep 4, 2001
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Ryan on the river wall, Jeff belaying


To the right of "Take Me To The River," the River Wall Slab becomes more vegetated. Part of the beauty of "Flood Control" comes from picking your way through the forest without leaving a swath of destruction. The climbing is fairly continuous edging and smearing with occasional overlaps and an interesting stem up a bushy corner at the top.

Approach the route on rappel (100') from the ledge above, or from the ledge by the water by traversing past the belay stations along the base of the wall above the river.


Nine or ten bolts from a two bolt anchor (semi-hanging) to a two bolt anchor on the ledge.

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the River Wall in the winter!
the River Wall in the winter!
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By Bo Johnston
Sep 12, 2003

Good route. Easy climbing up until the second to last bolt. Stay left to keep on clean rock at crux with an undercling move above. Most of the climb is pretty vegitated but the holds are in the clear.

By Ryan Bibler
From: MT
May 1, 2006
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b

Fun route - the River Wall is wild!