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Inca Roads 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Dale Farnham, Paul Boving 1974
Season: April-October is best
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Submitted By: brucelacroix on May 7, 2011
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Description 

Another good crack line. Hands to fingers. Sucks up gear. Was rated 5.9 in the old guidebook.


Location 

Just left of Little Known Wonder. Right of Imperial Master. See photo.


Protection 

Gear to 3.5". Two bolt anchor.



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By Sam Sluys
Sep 23, 2011

This route always has been and still is 5.9. We are not fans of grade creep out in the Tieton.

By Drederek
Apr 19, 2012
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a

I've always thought of this climb as a benchmark for the area - if its harder than Inca Roads its 5.10, if its equal to it or less its not.

By brl
From: Seattle, WA
Oct 16, 2012

This climb is very good and is definitely no harder than 5.9.

By geoff georges
From: Seattle, Wa.
Feb 25, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

This is one of my favorite 5.9 cracks anywhere. The wide part maybe hard if you are short and have small hands, good to double up with cams 2-3" if in doubt of your crack skills.