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L to R R to L Alpha
Behind the Times T 
Chemical Wire T 
Garfield Goes To Washington T 
Garfield's Forgiven Affair T 
Grounds for Divorce T 
IHOP T 
Jingoist, The T 
Junta Crack T 
Political Affair T 
Political Division T 
Political Prowness T 
Slant Crack T 
Smear Campaign T 
Susi's Garden T 
Swamp Donkey T 
Tap and Die T,TR 
Utter Butter on a Rope T 
Wife Sentence T 
Unsorted Routes:

Political Division 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 400'
Original:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
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Season: Warm
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Submitted By: russellHOBART on Apr 30, 2009  with updates from Brent Barghahn

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Top of pitch 1, Charles looking pooped after 200 f...

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Description 

This is a long crack/chimney that splits the White House Wall.

Location 

Just right of Political Prowess and left of Garfield goes to Washington, this is the obvious crack/chimney that splits the White House Wall.

Protection 

Full Rack to wide gear. Mt Rushmore Climber's Guide describes it as Wall Rack.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Charles leading off on pitch 2
Charles leading off on pitch 2
Rock Climbing Photo: The obvious straight crack on left of photo
BETA PHOTO: The obvious straight crack on left of photo

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By Brent Barghahn
From: SLC, UT
Oct 14, 2015
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13

Works well to do in two pitches. A 60m will just get you to a ledge left of the chimney at ~200ft up. The second pitch of poorer quality rock wanders the path of least resistance to the top. We climbed right of the notch at the top and did the free hanging rappel for Garfield.

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