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Across from The Bihedral aka Cascade Crag
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Crack Where Sun Don't Shine, The 
Lichenthrope aka Good Clean Fun 
Respect 
Unknown 10 aka Thunderhead 
Unknown 10+ (beige hangers) aka Spooked aka Firestarter? 
Unknown 10- aka Spooked 
Unknown 11 aka Lightning Strike 
Unknown 11- right variation aka Rain Delay 
Unknown 5 Arete aka Nurse Jackie 
Unknown 7 Left Start aka Californication 
Unknown 7 Right Start aka Weeds 
Unknown 8 Blunt Arete aka Reunion 
Unknown 9 aka Side Dish 
Unknown 9+ (black hangers) aka Fire and Rain 
Unknown 9+ aka Hustle 
Unknown 9- aka Loyalty 
Unknown aka Rain Check 
Unknown Center Variation aka Quick Silver 
Unknown Ear Route aka Smallville 
Unknown Far Right aka Dexter 
Unknown Left Variation aka Summer Nights 
Unknown Right Variation aka Erika 
Unknown Slab to Arete 
Unknown Variation Left aka Full Respect 
Whodathunkit 

Lichenthrope aka Good Clean Fun 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a R

   
Type: Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 180'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Ed Ash? Kyle Copeland?
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Sep 2, 2001
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Description 

This is not on the Bihedral but just ACROSS THE RIVER from the Bihedral. It is on the same buttress as Whodathunkit & Crack Where the Sun Don't Shine. Perhaps not of the same quality rock. Park at the pullout just West of the Bihedral/Riviera on the South side of the road. Wade/hop the river. Wander 5 minutes ESE. This ascends the R side the buttress.

Find a short, left-facing dihedral of easy difficulty. Head up. Climb a short right-facing dihedral. From here there are 2 options, straight over a little roof 5.10 R or traverse right 8 feet and back left above. Then angle up and right. You could join The Crack Where Sun Don't Shine finish or angle right across slabs (crux) with marginal protection until you are under a small overlap/roof. Traverse right and up and finally you are there. Hmmm. Not sure it's worth a star, but it was lead ground-up and made for a nice little adventure.

Rap 180 feet from the tree or 3rd class+ down the right side of the buttress.

In 2009, this line was effectively retrobolted with probably 4-5 lines crossing it and scattering a bunch of bolts that effectively make it no longer R rated and removed the adventure from this climb. Certainly, the first bolt between left-facing and right-facing dihedrals near the ground was not necessary and the 2nd bolt should be removed.

Apparently the variations include:

Good Clean Fun, 7-9, 1p, 85'-105', bolts & gear.
Good Slab Fun, 8-9, variation, bolts.
Good Crack Fun, 9, variation, bolt & gear.
Step Aside, 7, variation, bolt.
Good Corner Fun, 6, variation, gear.
Final Flake, 6, variation, 100', gear.

Addendum: in late 10/09, we were informed that this line had been climbed ground up at least back in 1997 and was not named at that time. Ed Ash has also indicated he climbed all over this rock in the 1980s. So, this line has been climbed by multiple parties safely without bolts and the bolts diminish the adventure of the line.


Protection 

Aliens, wires, Friends to #2 1/2, 60m rope.



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Ashley starting up Good Clean Fun.
Ashley starting up Good Clean Fun.
Finishing Good Clean Fun.
Finishing Good Clean Fun.
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By Eric Klammer
From: Boulder, CO
Jul 11, 2013

Finger crack variation is pretty fun! Bomber jams but not so much for feet, so a little tricky. Finger-sized gear there and a 0.5 and 0.75 higher up will sew it up. Or just clip the bolts anywhere from 2' to 4" away from the perfect crack....

By jamandbees
Jul 14, 2013

I followed on Good Crack Fun (the crack variation). I'm a little weaker on crack, but this one was pretty friendly with a couple of decent jams. Worth a look if you're just getting into crack climbing.