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All The Way 
Angle of the Dangle 
Assume the Position 
Beginning, The 
Birch Tree Crack 
Blow-up 
Chimney's End 
Condolences 
Congratulations 
Creation Crack 
D.L.F.A 
Dog, The 
Dyslexia 
End Of The End, The 
End, The 
Evelyn Bites The Crust 
F4 Ledges 
Flake Route 
Golden Ledges 
Hourglass 
Hourglass Direct 
Ironmongers 
Ironmongers Super Direct 
Lethe 
Lower Diagonal 
Modern Art 
Pedestal, The 
Pete's Lament 
Pine Box 
Rich and Famous 
Sometime Crack 
Sometime Direct 
Sometimes Left Side 
Sometimes Right 
Stretcher, The 
Sweatshop 
Upper Diagonal 
Welfare Line 
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The Beginning 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Tom Anderson-Brown on Oct 28, 2002
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Description 

The Beginning is found between The Stretcher (route 31) and Chimney's End (route 29). It is easily identified as the v-shaped dihedral to the left of Chimney's End. Climb up the dihedral using the crack and face holds.


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Small stoppers



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By John W. Knoernschild
From: Wisconsin
May 17, 2010
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

This was a great lead and certainly deserves more than 1 star. It has a few roof moves and is just a joy to climb.

By Michael Bartosek
From: Los Angeles
Feb 28, 2011

Throw some snow and ice on this route and it becomes quite a fun bit of climbing.