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YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Ken Currens & Paul Landrum 3/75
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Submitted By: Bryson Slothower on Mar 8, 2006
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Good warm up crack climb.
Start with a traverse from the right or a direct start into a shallow dihedral with a thin hands and finger crack to a bolted anchor.


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standard rack to 2.5"

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By Andy Laakmann
Site Landlord
From: Bend, OR
Oct 22, 2006
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b

Great fun. Good hands to a thin hands crux. Some #0.75 Camalots work well here. Then continue up to a funky mantle-into-tips-crack move. Conservative rack includes doubles to from thin to #2 Camalot, consider 3 in the #0.5 Camalot size range.

By Nate Ball
From: Taipei, TW
Jul 29, 2013
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a

This route crushed me. Obviously I need to refine my pure crack skills. This is a fine test of how you will do in the Lower Gorge: if you cruise it, you'll have a great time. If you don't, well, that golden tuff is full of bolts.

For gear: a lot of medium nuts, doubles in 0.6-1" (yellow Metolius, purple C4). Nothing bigger than #2.