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The Apron
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Bannana Peel T 
Boomstick Crack T 
Bottom Line, The T 
Calculus Crack T 
Calculus Direct T 
Crack Slabbeth T 
Dances with Pigs S 
Dessert Dike T,S 
Diamondback T 
Diedre T 
Dream Symphony T 
Edge of Anxiety T 
Granville Street T 
Great Arch, The S 
Karen's Math T 
Memorial Crack T 
One Scoop with Delicious Dimples T,S 
Over The Rainbow T,S 
Rambles T 
Rock On T 
Rock On Direct (aka Hard On) T 
Sickle T 
Slab Alley T,S 
Snake T 
South Arete T 
Sparrow T 
St. Vitus' Dance T 
Start From Scratch T 
Teetering on the Brink of Madness S 
Unfinished Symphony T,S 
Vector T 
White Lightning T 

The Bottom Line 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 150'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Brian Finestone, Anthony Cahal
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Submitted By: Mark Roberts on Jul 1, 2011

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Description 

A Lower Apron route. Might be the easiest way to actually find the base of Diedre, Banana Peel, Over the Rainbow, etc. A fairly sustained slab route and a logical link-up contender for Over the Rainbow.

Location 

Climbs the Lower Apron, from the ground to the base of all the South Apron Routes. From the carpark, walk South past the outhouse for maybe a minute, you should see two (as of 2011) scrubbed bolt-lines, you're going to the second one. "The start of the route is marked by a slanting crack with a cedar near the base" - Marc Bourdon, Squamish Select. At the second belay, go right. The left path is an 11a variation: "Sorry, Joe".

Protection 

Mixed, mainly bolts but some medium cams are nice. Nuts unecessary.


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By geoff georges
From: Seattle, Wa.
Feb 8, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

As of summer 2013, no longer a small cedar in the crack near the base of this, or the tree island above. We always considered this a 5.8 route with a crux move to the first bolt, pro below #.75 or #1 camalot .Been on harder 5.7 slabs in Ca. and I am a poor slab climber, but I like this.