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Lisa following pitch 2 of Rattletale

Description 

This shady, secluded cliff is home to one of the best hand cracks Index has to offer.


Getting There 

Approach from town via the railroad tracks. In a short distance turn right and cross over the "creek" on a wood bridge. Hiking uphill for 10 minutes brings you to a junction with a sign marked "Lookout Point". Turn left to get to Rattletale Wall, turning right leads to Private Idaho.


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2 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Rattletale Wall:
Chasin' the Lizard   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   
Rattletale   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   
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Splitter hands on pitch 2.

Rattletale 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b  WA : Index : ... : Rattletale Wall
This is one of Index's finest hand cracks and well worth the approach hike. Has three short, but athletic, pitches.P1: Start on some broken face cracks trending up and left to a nice right-facing corner. Crux is low in the corner. End at large ledge. P2: Prominent hand crack in a right-leaning, right-facing corner. Crack which starts as perfect hands and finishes as wide hands (or layback). P3: Deep corner slot, also right-facing, with two cracks. You can do a wide stem and jam the thinner, ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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By Korrigan
Sep 29, 2012

Super sweet route. The second pitch is pumpy but has good jams.

The setting is really nice, views are good.