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Laybacking the corner on OldStyle
Great right hand facing corner crack. The description in the book says that it is easy than it looks... Felt pretty hard for 5.9. Delicate slab moves using laybacks and poor jams. Sustained climbing for the grade. (Links into Cider Crack 5.9 for the second pitch, or lower back down to do more climbs at the base of the Malamute)
Rap into the South side of the Lower Malamute. This climb starts at a tidal pool with a metal platform bolted to the base of the cliff.
Chain anchors, standard rack, mostly thin hands and smaller.
old school 5.9
BETA PHOTO: Looking up the 5.9 corner of Old Style.
BETA PHOTO: At the base of Old Style (the corner on the left).
the little belay ledge. This route should have got...
From: Squamish, BC
Jun 10, 2012
A great 3 pitch route (recently cleaned) can be done by linking Old Style/Cider Crack/Grub Street. Access is via rappel from bolts.
By Mark Roberts
From: Vancouver, BC
Apr 29, 2016
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Good jams, eats bomber gear. Climbs like the first pitch of Flex Capacitor, but dries out quicker.